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Wednesday, December 31, 2014 local almanac

Dec 31, 2014 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 28F; low 18F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 27F; low 19F.[/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 beginning Sat., Jan. 3. A storm system may bring significant amounts of snow and a wintry mix of precipitation to the region Saturday night into early Sunday, eventually changing to rain. There is still uncertainty about precipitation types and amounts. More information will become available in the coming days.

Today: Mostly sunny. High near 29. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Low around 16.

Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday (New Year's Day): Mostly sunny. High near 31. Thursday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 21.
Friday: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 37. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 26.
Saturday: Mostly cloudy. High near 36. Saturday night, rain, snow and sleet. Low around 31.

Sunrise today: 7:24 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:33 p.m.
Length of the day: 9:09 hrs.

Public meetings
Today is the fifth Wednesday of the month.
WGXC is unaware of any recurring public meetings scheduled for today.

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Sound as Weapon Sound as a weapon is explored here. Warning: Some of the material included has been used by agents for the United States to torture suspected terrorists. Songs include Dope's "Die MF Die" and "Take Your Best Shot," Eminem's "White America" and "Kim," the Barney & Friends theme song, Drowning Pool's Bodies, Metallica's "Enter Sandman," the Meow Mix commercial jingle, the "Sesame Street" theme song, David Gray's "Babylon," AC/DC's "Shoot to Thrill" and "Hell’s Bells," the Bee Gees' "Stayin’ Alive," Tupac's "All Eyez On Me," Christina Aguilera's "Dirrty," Neil Diamond's "America," Don McLean's "American Pie," Saliva's "Click Click Boom," Matchbox Twenty's "Cold," (hed)pe's "Swan Dive," Prince's "Raspberry Beret" and many others. Also tune in Gregory Whitehead's story "Project Jericho," about sound-as-weapon development. Plus, coverage of the recent use of the Long-Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) used against protesters in the United States. Hear about how the CIA played "Panama" by Van Halen over and over again outside Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See in order to coax Panamanian dictator, Manuel Noriega, out for capture. More about sound cannons, "silent weapon technology," and other sounds used against enemies.

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 News, weather, events, music and more. Hosted by Michelle Lewis.
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.: @Issue: Predictions for 2015 A look back on 2014, and predictions and speculation on what is ahead in 2015. Hosted by Victor Mendolia with Debby Mayer. Mendolia is the chair of the Hudson City Democratic Committee; Mayer is a member of the committee, representing the city's Third Ward. She is also a reporter with "The Columbia Paper."
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News
7 p.m.: WGXC 2014 Highlights On-air moments from the past year, including segments from "Sugar Shack Jukebox," "Between the Lines," "The Score," "The Tiki Bar," "Mambo Italiano," "LunarMoss," "Wall to Wall," "Battlefield Earth" and the "Honeygun Power Hour."
10 p.m.: WGXC New Year's Eve Party Live broadcast. WGXC 90.7-FM & The Half Moon are pleased to present their second annual New Year's Eve celebration. Music from The Voodoo Revue, featuring local musicians, including Bobby Previte, Arone Dyer (voice), Tony Kieraldo (keys), Otto Hauser (drums), Jonathan Talbott (violin), Terence Murren (bass),and special guest from Vienna, Fabian Rucker (sax). Following midnight, Marc Anthony Thompson (of "The Honeygun Power Hour") will DJ until the wee hours. 
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