Thursday, August 7, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 78F; low 55F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 77F; low 55F.[/caption]
READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A.
FAR LEFT: The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne Valley Farm Weather Page.
MIDDLE TEMP: Cairo from Weather Underground page.
FAR RIGHT: Catskill from Weather Underground page.
Local weather forecast
Today’s forecast is specific to Catskill, in Greene County:
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont, all day, Thursday. Scattered thunderstorms are expected from Thursday afternoon through early evening. Some thunderstorms may produce gusty winds and small hail, while most of the thunderstorms are expected to be sub-severe, one or two storms with marginally severe hail and/or wind cannot be ruled out.
Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Mostly sunny. High near 78. Light northwest wind increasing to 9 to 14 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around 54.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Sunny. High near 81. Friday night, mostly clear. Low around 55.
Saturday: Sunny. High near 84. Saturday night, mostly clear. Low around 58.
Sunday: Sunny. High near 85. Sunday night, mostly clear. Low around 60.
Today is the first Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
ANCRAM Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
ASHLAND Planning Board meeting, 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 12094 Route 23, Ashland (734-3636).
AUSTERLITZ Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
COPAKE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
COXSACKIE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 16 Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727).
GHENT Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
STUYVESANT Board meeting workshop, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Dr., Stuyvesant (758-6248).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
WGXC Outreach Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m. at the Cairo Public Library, 15 Railroad Ave., Cairo (697-7400). The WGXC Outreach Advisory Committee meets on the first Thursday of every month at 4:30 p.m., and helps support the station's outreach efforts, including station events, presence at community events, outreach materials, and more. All are welcome to get involved with this aspect of WGXC 90.7-FM. To learn more, email jess [at] wgxc [dot] org.
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Scraping Your Ear Drums Host Tom Roe describes his ear appointment in aural sounds on the radio, live from Wave Farm.
1 a.m.: Selected Songs: Terry Riley Songs from composer Terry Riley, including: "Persian Surgery Dervishes is a recording of two live solo electric organ concerts, the first held in Los Angeles on 18 April 1971 and the second in Paris on 24 May 1972, by avant-garde minimalist composer Terry Riley, following his A Rainbow in Curved Air and In C. The two very different performances of the same composition "Persian Surgery Dervishes" are meant to show the importance of improvisation in Riley's music. Riley plays a modified Yamaha electric organ tuned in just intonation." -- From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
5 a.m.: Radio Curious: Viktor Mayer-Schonberger second of a two-part archived conversation with Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford University, and author of Delete: The Virtue Of Forgetting In The Digital Age, we discuss methods by which people may protect themselves from revealing personal information online and how personal information may be deleted. His book asserts that the capacity for eternal memory can have unanticipated and often unwanted consequences. In this two part archive edition of Radio Curious with Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, we explore some of the ways in which our personal information, data, conversations and experiences are forgotten by us as individuals, but remembered digitally.
6 a.m.: Background Briefing with Ian Masters Inside breaking international and national news. A radio program featuring international and national news, expert guests, policy makers and critics with analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural and social issues. This program goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard in the American media.
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show News, weather, events, music and more.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: We the People: Robert Perry, Jr. City of Hudson Superintendent of Public Works Robert Perry, Jr. will be in the studio for the full hour to discuss the ongoing work to repair and maintain the city's aging infrastructure, septage revenue and the future of Cedar Park Cemetery, among other topics. The DPW Superintendent is appointed by the mayor and oversees the maintenance of all city streets and parks, trash pick-up, oversight of the city's water supply and sewer system, and maintenance of the city cemetery. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20140807 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound beginning with Uncle Dave Macon and concluding with Essie Jain. Full playlist found at www.facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC. Produced by Your Host.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Say Good Night, Gracie Famous radio and television sign-offs and final broadcasts are featured, from Edward R. Murrow ("Good night and good luck"), Porky Pig ("That's All Folk"), Casey Kasem ("Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars"), and others. Many are taken from "Last Transmissions" work by Melissa Dubbin and Aaron S. Davidson. Plus, Sonic Youth, The Muppets, The Mickey Mouse Club, Gregory Whitehead, and more.
3:30 p.m.: Kids' Brain Radio Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News
9:30 p.m.: '69: Olive Drabs Olive Drabs is live in the Hudson studio. Olive Drabs is a heavy psyche jam band founded by Julius Heuman (bass) and Jessie Mckevitt (guitar) in Long Beach, NY. Information at www.reverbnation.com/olivedrabs. Hosted by the Magic Stranger.