Thursday, February 12, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 30F; low -6F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 31F; low -4F.[/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:
Today: Snow likely, mainly between 10 a.m. and noon. Cloudy. High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch is possible. Thursday night, a chance of snow, mainly before 9 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -12. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Mostly sunny and cold. High near 10. Wind chill values as low as -14. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 1. Wind chill values as low as -10.
Saturday: Snow likely, mainly after 1 p.m. Cloudy. High near 24. Saturday night, snow likely. Cloudy. Low around 5.
Sunday: A chance of snow showers before noon. Mostly cloudy and cold. High near 6. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around -9.
Sunrise today: 6:54 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:24 p.m.
Length of the day: 10:29 hrs.
Today is the second Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
CAIRO-DURHAM Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria, 1301 Route 145, Cairo (622-8543).
CHATHAM Village Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
CLAVERACK Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 91 Church St., Mellenville (672-7911).
COPAKE Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountainview Road, Copake (329-1234).
GALLATIN Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 667 Route 7, Ancram (398-7519).
GREENVILLE Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. in the middle/high school library, Route 81, Greenville (966-5070).
HUDSON Common Council Finance and Legal committees' joint public hearing on the issues surrounding the possible imposition of a lodging tax in the city, 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board Workshop meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
LIVINGSTON Town board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 119 County Route 19.
NEW BALTIMORE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 3809 Co. Rte. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671).
PHILMONT Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
STUYVESANT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TANNERSVILLE Village trustees meet at 7 p.m. in their Village Hall on Route 23A.
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
For WGXC Winter 2015 Pledge Drive: Day 1 WGXC's winter pledge drive kicks off on Thu., Feb. 12, and culminates with a celebration of the station's four years of diverse voices and adventurous sounds on the the FM dial. Tune in throughout the drive for a full slate of remote broadcasts, and turn out for special events in Greene and Columbia counties.
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: For WGXC Pledge Drive Begins WGXC staff members join host Michelle Lewis as the pledge drive begins. Local news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson studio.
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.
10 a.m.: We the People: John Friedman, Nick Haddad Discussion of the pending proposal to levy a four percent lodging tax on Hudson B&Bs with aldermen John Friedman and Nick Haddad. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
2 p.m.: The Passage: Fabrizio De André An hour devoted to the music of Fabrizio De André (1940 – 1999), an Italian singer-songwriter known for his sympathies towards anarchism, libertarianism and pacifism. Artistically active for almost 40 years and the author of thirteen studio albums, he is renowned for the quality of his lyrics and is often considered a poet. Following his early death several streets, places, parks, schools and public libraries were named after him. Produced by Richard Roth
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Station Takeover An updated tale from 2013, whereas the Radio Station faces takeover from Evil Forces, and listeners must call to save it.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show Live from the WGXC Hudson studio. Hosted by Ellen Thurston and Tom DePietro, with Jake "The Intern" Ebel.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News Extended, live version with local news, weather updates, public meeting listings, and national headlines from Public News Service. Plus, national headlines in spanish from "Democracy Now!" Also, a local interview.