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Friday, June 7, 2013 local almanac

Jun 07, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 68F; low 55F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 66F; low 52F.[/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:

A Flood Watch is in effect from 6 a.m. this morning through Saturday evening, for the central and southeastern Catskills, Mid-Hudson Valley, central and southern Taconics, Berkshires and Litchfield County. The combination of a lingering frontal boundary across the region will team up with moisture moving up the eastern seaboard ahead of Tropical Storm Andrea resulting in a prolonged period of rainfall that will continue into Saturday. The heaviest rainfall will occur this afternoon into tonight, in areas to the south and east of the Capital District. One to three inches of rainfall is expected. The primary threat from the heavy rainfall is in areas of poor drainage. Sharp rises are expected on the smaller rivers and streams with minor flooding possible.

Today: Rain, mainly after 7 a.m. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 64. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Tonight, rain. The rain could be heavy at times Cloudy. Low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. One to three inches of rainfall is expected.

Forecast for the next three days:

Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly before 3 p.m. Cloudy. High near 76. A slight chance of showers before 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 55.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 80. Sunday night, a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 59.
Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 79. Showers likely with a possibility of a thunderstorm, Monday night. Cloudy. Low around 64.

Sunrise today: 5:19 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:29 p.m.

Length of the day: 15:10 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the first Friday of the month.
WGXC is unaware of any town meetings scheduled for today.

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Sublime Frequencies "Sublime Frequencies is a collective of explorers dedicated to acquiring and exposing obscure sights and sounds from modern and traditional urban and rural frontiers via film and video, field recordings, radio and short wave transmissions, international folk and pop music, sound anomalies, and other forms of human and natural expression not documented sufficiently through all channels of academic research, the modern recording industry, media, or corporate foundations." This radio show will sample some Sublime sounds.
1 a.m.: Taran's Free Jazz Hour: John Dikeman This week: freedonia ghost machines vol 1; michiel braam ebraam; john dikeman cactus truck live in the USA; ross hammond adored; françois carrier shores and ditches; nottwo ibsen's ghost; frail lumber; michel lambert trio improvisations; tum rubidium; delmark aquarius; biggi vinkeloe trio fatal; lawrence williams here not there.
3 a.m.: The Alembic Files: Was Dennis a Menance? A look at Lawrence Dennis and his book “The Dynamics of War and Revolution." Wikipedia says Dennis was, "an African American, diplomat, consultant, and author.He advocated fascism in America after the Great Depression, arguing that capitalism was doomed." This show looks back at his writings. He later repudiated his pro-fascist views.
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