Thursday, February 5, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 25F; low -4F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 26F; low -7F.[/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 the Capital Region, eastern Catskills and Mid-Hudson Valley for Thu., Feb. 5. Another frigid air mass will move into the region Thursday. Very cold temperatures combined with some wind may produce dangerously low wind chills Thursday night through early Friday morning.
Today: Snow likely, mainly before 11 a.m. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a temperature falling to about 14 by 5 p.m. Wind chill values as low as zero. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around -6.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Partly sunny. High near 20. Wind chill values as low as -13. Friday night, a slight chance of snow after 3 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 17.
Saturday: A chance of snow showers. Cloudy. High near 30. Saturday night, a chance of snow. Cloudy. Low around 18.
Sunday: Snow likely. Cloudy. High near 20. Sunday night, snow likely. Cloudy. Low around 15.
Sunrise today: 7:03 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:15 p.m.
Length of the day: 10:12 hrs.
Today is the first Thursday of the month.
WGXC recommends calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
ANCRAM Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
ASHLAND Planning Board meeting, 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 12094 Route 23, Ashland (734-3636).
AUSTERLITZ Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
COPAKE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
COXSACKIE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 16 Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727).
GHENT Town Board informational planning and working session, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
STUYVESANT Board meeting workshop, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Dr., Stuyvesant (758-6248).
WINDHAM Town Board meeting, 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
1 a.m.: Cutty Strange: Robert Lopez, Shanna Sordahl ZE BIB! is a collaborative effort between cellist/electronic musician Shanna Sordahl and percussionist Robert Lopez. Debuted in the warm Oakland summer of 2013, Ze Bib!'s music grapples with the spastic intensity arising from explorations into sound worlds developed both collectively and independently. As active musicians for a variety of projects in the Bay Area, Lopez and Sordahl's extreme musical interests converge with explosive force. A desire to continuously expand and reinterpret their relationships with their instruments leads to an ever exciting dynamic that will intrigue and entrance. Their music is tinged with influences ranging between noise, free improvisation, art rock, and heavy drone.
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 Local news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson studio. Hosted by Mr. “Petee Pete” Lievense.
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.: The Michael Slate Show: The Hidden History of Slavery Edward Baptist discusses his latest book, "The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism." From Pacifica.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20150205 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound beginning with The Trammps and concluding with Camille Yarbrough. Produced by Your Host. Full playlist at www.Facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Section G Section G: The Search for Tommy Paine. "Radio Theater Project" is an anthology series of dramas and comedies for radio, produced at KSVR Studios at the radio station KSVR-FM in Mount Vernon, Washington. The actors are from the Skagit Radio Repertory Company. The producer is Joseph C McGuire. This week: "Section G-The Search for Tommy Paine." Written by Mack Reynolds; Adapted for radio by Joseph McGuire. This FuturePast story presents a future where there a lots of colonized planets. Many settled by various crackpot and oddball groups from Earth. Section G is the glue attempting to keep them from going crazy. But there is a secret only known to the agents of Section G. A story for everyone. From Pacifica Radio.
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