Tuesday, August 5, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 84F; low 60F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 84F; low 62F.[/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. Isolated to scattered non-severe thunderstorms are expected Tuesday afternoon and evening. Locally heavy rain is possible in thunderstorms.
Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Patchy dense fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny. High near 85. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Tuesday night, scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 81. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Low around 56.
Thursday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Mostly sunny. High near 77. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 57.
Friday: Sunny. High near 81. Friday night, mostly clear. Low around 58.
Today is the first Tuesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
CATSKILL Town Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
COPAKE Park Commission meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-8260).
HUNTER Planning Board Meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5748 Route 23A, Tannersville (263-4020).
ICHABOD CRANE Central School District Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. at Ichabod Crane High School, 2910 Route 9, Valatie (758-7577).
LEXINGTON Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., at Municipal building, 3542 Route 42, Lexington, (986-6303).
LIVINGSTON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, County Rte. 19, Livingston (851-9441).
TAGHKANIC Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Sonny Rollins Responds Sonny Rollins responded to a strange "satire" in The New Yorker, with a live webstream earlier this evening, at 9 p.m. At midnight, we'll revist his reply. He talks about MAD Magazine, humor, and the history of jazz. And we will listen all night to the music of the legendary, Germantown-based, musician. His response to the article plays again at 5 a.m.
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: Marcus Roberts Featuring a pre-recorded interview with jazz pianist Marcus Roberts by Cheryl K., host of the "Jazz Disturbance" (7 p.m., Thursday). Roberts is the artist-in-residence at the Catskill Jazz Factory in Tannersville, NY, in August. He, his band and other musicians participating in the residency will be involved in "The Joy of Jazz Week," special jazz performances, events, lectures, workshops and late-night jam sessions presented at various venues throughout the Hudson Valley, from Aug. 6 through Aug, 9. Plus, local news, regional events, music, and other local interviews. Interrupted by "Democracy Now!" at 8 a.m. Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by "Peetie Pete" Lievense.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News