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Monday, December 24, 2012 local almanac

Dec 24, 2012 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 37F; low 30F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 36F; low 23F.[/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: Mostly sunny. High near 34. Snow tonight -- one to two inches possible. Low around 26.

The outlook for the next three days:

Tuesday: Snow likely, mainly before 11 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny. High near 36. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Mostly clear overnight. Low around 19.
Wednesday. A chance of snow after 5 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 34. Snow overnight, then snow, freezing rain and sleet. Low around 29.
Thursday: Rain, snow, freezing rain and sleet before noon, then rain and snow likely. High near 37. A slight chance of snow showers overnight. Cloudy. Low around 23.

Sunrise today: 7:22 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:29 p.m.

Length of the day: 9 hrs., 7 min.

Town meetings

Today is the fourth Monday of the month.
WGXC is unaware of any meetings scheduled for today.

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

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

6 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. Philip Grant, host.
11 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
3 p.m. From the Archives: The Seven Poor Travellers Inspired by the 16th Century Charity House called The Six Poor Travellers House in Rochester England by Richard Watts in 1579 to provide free lodging for poor travellers, Charles Dickens wrote himself into the story as the Seventh Traveller. The Seven Poor Travelers is the fifth Christmas number, from 1854, of his journal Household Words. This story was read by WBAI producer Frank Coffee on December 28, 1968. WGXC broadcasts from WBA1's "From the Archives" via Pacifica's Audioport.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Ven. Dr. Chung Ohun Lee Ven. Dr. Chung Ohun Lee, the Executive Director and guiding spiritural teacher of Won Dharma Center in Claverack, NY and Won Buddhism of Manhattan. Lee is a recognized international leader in inter-religious dialogue and cooperation, the Co-President of Religions for Peace, the largest internaitonal interfaith organization, and has represented Won Buddhism at the United Nations since 1992. "Baconathon and Candy Day: A Youth Holiday Special," gets an airing, produced by the participants (ages 3-13) of the "We Make Radio!" workshop held at the Hudson Area Library on December 12 and 19. Hosted by Sara Kendall.
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
7 p.m.: Christmas Eve on the Radio We will have reports every hour from NORAD tracking Santa Claus, in between the sounds of bells, winter, and more. Plus some carols recorded in Athens, and Phil Kline's "Unsilent Night" recorded on the Lower East Side of New York City. And WGXC will feature past recordings of holiday classics, experiments, and other famous holiday radio shows. Also, holiday concerts in Windham and Hudson. Brian Dewan, Liv Carrow, and Jill Sutton perform holiday songs at the Spotty Dog Books & Ale in Hudson. Lots of WGXC hosts will wander in and out with their say on the holidays, with excerpts or entire shows from Karen Schoemer, Tony Fallon, Dan Seward, Andrew Sosnowski, Shannekia McIntosh, and others. Laurence Olivier and Tom Lehrer will stop by for "A Christmas Carols." Listen to Merzbow, Scanner, and others take on "Silent Night." Gather around the radio to hear Spike Jones singing "Jingle Bells," Run DMC's "Christmas in Hollis" and Christopher Hitchens disparaging the very notion. All night until 8 a.m., Dec. 25.
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