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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 local almanac

Mar 27, 2013 5:37 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 45F; low 32F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 48F; low 30F.[/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: A slight chance of showers after 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 47. Tonight, a slight chance of rain showers before 11 p.m., gradually turning to a chance of mixed snow and rain, and then snow after 1 a.m. Cloudy. Low around 30.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 11 a.m. and noon. Cloudy. High near 49. Mostly cloudy Thursday night. Low around 33.
Friday: Partly sunny. High near 51. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 32.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 52. Partly cloudy Saturday night. Low around 31.

Sunrise today: 6:44 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:16 p.m.

Length of the day: 12:31 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the fourth Wednesday of the month.
(WGXC recommends calling ahead to confirm time and location.

ATHENS Village meeting at 7 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CAIRO Town Board meeting at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Public Works Committee meeting at 6 p.m., 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
HUDSON Common Council Public Works Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting at 6:15 p.m., at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
HUDSON Development Corporation Board meeting at 12 p.m., 1 North Front St., Hudson (751-1044). Common Council Public Works Committee at 5:30 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting at 6:15 p.m., City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Historical Committee meeting at 7 p.m., Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Social Media Surveillance Free Speech Radio News reports that Washington state is considering banning employers from spying on workers' social media.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: The Sound Effects Man A show about sound effects and foley artists. Tune in for "I'm the Sound Effects Man" by Rufe Davis, "The Sound Effects Man" by Spike Jones and His City Slickers, and Michael Winslow (the sound effects man from the "Police Academy" movies) and DJ Yoda's "The Sound FX Man." Also, interviews with foley artists, sound effects, cartoons, and songs with sound effects. The show ventures inside Dymaxion's "The Haunted Radio," rides M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes" and listens to songs with airplane noises from The Box Tops ("The Letter") and The Animals ("Sky Pilot"). Plus, Carl Stalling's "Anxiety Montage."
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Marc Behrens Episode 874 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click here for playlist 874:
2 a.m.: Two Hours of Satisfaction Many, many covers of the song by The Rolling Stones. Mostly curated by Valerie Tevere.
4 a.m.: Spirit in Action: Silence Anne LeClaire is an author whose 20 years of twice-monthly days of silence taught her the potential for rest, healing and growth of the practice. She shares the lessons of the experiment-turned-way-of-life in Listening Below the Noise". She leads workshops and retreats on silence, creativity and authenticity, like the program she'll lead on March 23-24 at the Franciscan Spirituality Center in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. From Pacifica Radio Archives.
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Greg Rosenberg First, "The RAIN report." This week: "Visually-impaired ham Greg Rosenberg, AB9MZ, strategies for emergency preparedness for the disabled." Then, it iss an abbreviated "PiratesWeek." No pirates in the news this week and no FCC Activities. The Free Radio Network is still down, but we look at the HF Underground and the Free Radio Cafe and note stations logged per the Free Radio Weekly. Off Air Recordings include the stations of: Renegade Radio, Radio Ronin Shortwave, Black Cat Radio and the Euro Pirate Black Arrow Radio.

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Call in with your views at 518-828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, events, music and more, with host Philip Grant.
10 a.m.: The Right Opinion: Holly Tanner Columbia County Clerk Holly Tanner and host Ed Fertik will be discuss issues regarding female Republicans/Conservatives on today's local political scene. As usual there will also be an excellent selection of modern country music.
11 a.m.: 20th Century Country Music: Tony Fallon WGXC's Irish Show host Tony Fallon curates some of his favorite country tunes.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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