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Wednesday, May 29, 2013 local almanac

May 29, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 79F; low 61F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 81F; low 64F.[/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 today and tonight, for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont. There is a slight risk for severe thunderstorms this afternoon into this evening. The main threat will be damaging winds in excess of 60 mph, although some storms may also be capable of producing large hail in excess of one inch in diameter. Any thunderstorms that develop will track west to east around 30 mph. Thunderstorms are possible again Sat., June 1 through Mon., June 3.

Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4 p.m. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. High near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Tonight, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9 p.m. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly cloudy. Low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny. High near 90. Mostly clear overnight. Low around 64.
Friday: Sunny. High near 91. Partly cloudy, overnight. Low around 64.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 90. Sunday night, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 65.

Sunrise today: 5:22 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:23 p.m.

Length of the day: 15:01 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the fifth Wednesday of the month.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)

HUDSON Hudson Development Corporation meeting (tentative) at 12 p.m. (noon) at 1 North Front St., Hudson (751-1044).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headlines From Free Speech Radio News: Today, a four-day-long meeting on drone technology and warfare opens in Atlanta, Georgia. Organizers of the 2013 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems say it brings together government leaders, academics and engineers from the US and across the world, including from Brazil, South Korea, Italy, Spain and Croatia. Private drone manufacturers and military representatives are also listed as financial sponsors or attendees. Local activists are launching protests to coincide with the conference. They’re calling for an end to targeted assassinations and drone attacks abroad, and drone surveillance in the US. Free Speech Radio News' Bob Goodman reports from the Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition in Atlanta.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Call-In Collage Audio/radio mix that anyone can call in and talk over. Call Skype free103point9 or 518-622-2598 to talk over the audio collage. Tom Roe hosts live from Acra.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Passive Cable Theory Tracklist for Vital Weekly 883 can be found here.
2 a.m.: Cell Phone Stories Dangers of cell phone use, mistaken phone calls, cell phone art, hang ups, and more are explored.
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Don Jensen First, "The RAIN Report" about shortwave radio. This week: ARRL's Dan Henderson/N1ND talks about FCC enforcement in our 1st 2013 Hamvention excerpt." Then "PiratesWeek," with pirates in the news this week include; DXing legend Don Jensen, of Kenosha, WI, passed away, Radio Survivor has an article talking about a unlicensed station in northern New Mexico that broadcasts a room on turntable.fm, The FCC has begun using the vernacular term “pirate Broadcaster” in its official notices and we take a look at the FCC Activities. Select postings from the Free Radio Network, HF Underground and note stations logged per the Free Radio Weekly. Off Air Recordings include the stations of: All Aboard Radio, Pseudo Radio, Left Lane Radio, Ann Hoffer Radio and XLR8. Allan Weiner spoke about an interview about pirate radio for an upcoming article in Radio World International on WBCQ. Also, Larry Yurdin has posted a YouTube account of the Alternative Media Conference held at Goddard College in 1970.

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, weather, and events. Call 518-828-0290 to comment during the "WGXC Morning Show." Hosted by Philip Grant.
10 a.m.: The Future of Hudson's Waterfront and the South Bay Task Force Host Thomas DePietro will be joined by members of the former South Bay Task Force, John Patrick Doyle, Timothy O'Connor and Christopher Reed, to discuss the ecology of Hudson's South Bay, the city's Local Waterfront Revitalization Program and the arguments for and against city ownership of key riverfront parcels. Call in with your views at (518) 828-0290.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News