Friday, January 30, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 30F; low 0F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 32F; low 2F.[/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 Wind Chill Advisory from 6 p.m., Fri., Jan. 30, through 11 a.m., Sat., Jan. 31 for the Greater Capital Region, Mid-Hudson Valley and the Catskills. Dangerous wind chills, as low as 24 below, are expected. Temperatures are forecast to drop to zero or lower overnight Friday. Periods of snow have produced an inch or two of snow in areas overnight. While treated roads might be mostly wet, there could be patches of black ice. Secondary roads are likely to be snow covered and slippery. An additional inch or two of snow is expected to fall before the snow tapers to scattered snow showers by afternoon.
Today: Periods of snow showers before 3 p.m., then a slight chance of snow showers after 5 p.m. High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 4. Wind chill values as low as -13.
Forecast for the next three days:
Saturday: Sunny. High near 17. Wind chill values as low as -16. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 10.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy. High near 27. Sunday night, a chance of snow. Cloudy. Low around 6.
Monday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy. High near 15. Monday night, partly cloudy. Low around -5.
Sunrise today: 7:09 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:07 p.m.
Length of the day: 9:57 hrs.
Today is the fifth Friday of the month.
WGXC is unaware of any recurring public meetings scheduled for today.
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Bard Conservatory of Music Tune in recent Reality Radio and an interview with students from the Bard College Conservatory of Music in WGXC's Acra Studio at the Wave Farm Study Center. To celebrate the launch of Reality Radio, a four-month durational project spanning February to May 2015 featuring a continuous audio surveillance feed from the Bard College Percussion Studio headed by Sō Percussion, we have this special. Reality Radio positions those who move throughout the studio – students, professors, administrators, visitors, even maintenance crews – in the role of performer, with listening audiences as ever present observers, and is a co-presentation of Wave Farm, the Bard College Conservatory of Music, and the John Cage Trust. David Degge, Jon Collazo, and Petra Elek all perform and discuss their percussion work and their part in Reality Radio.
1 a.m.: Taran's Free Jazz Hour Okkyung Lee Episode 02 of 2015 of two-hour free jazz show that airs on eight European radio stations and Wave Farm Radio and WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, in New York, in the United States. Click on title to access the playlist.
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: Jen Metzger, Jessica Barry, David Degge, Jon Collazo, Petra Elek WGXC volunteer Sam Sebren was at “Taking Control of Our Energy Supply Through Community Choice Aggregation” Wed., Jan 28 at the Kingston City Hall, and recorded several speeches, that will air before "Democracy Now!" at 8 a.m. They include talks by Jen Metzger, Co-director, Citizens for Local Power, and Jessica Barry, Co-director, Citizens for Local Power. Plus, David Degge, Jon Collazo, and Petra Elek of the Bard College Conservatory of Music discuss their percussion work and their part in Reality Radio. Reality Radio is a four-month durational project spanning February to May 2015 featuring a continuous audio surveillance feed from the Bard College Percussion Studio headed by Sō Percussion, we have this special. Reality Radio positions those who move throughout the studio – students, professors, administrators, visitors, even maintenance crews – in the role of performer, with listening audiences as ever present observers, and is a co-presentation of Wave Farm, the Bard College Conservatory of Music, and the John Cage Trust. Also tune in local news, weather updates, public meeting listings, regional events, and more with Tom Roe live from WGXC Acra Studio at Wave Farm in Greene County.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. National, daily, independent, award-winning news program providing audiences with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S. corporate-sponsored media.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News
7 p.m.: Guest DJ: Quiana Lee An evening of R&B, soul and jazz with Hudson native Quiana Lee.