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Wednesday, February 18, 2015 local almanac

Feb 18, 2015 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 23F; low -3F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 22F; low -2F.[/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 cloudy. High near 24. Wednesday night, snow showers likely, mainly between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. Cloudy. Low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 10 a.m. Cloudy. High near 15. Wind chill values as low as -1. Thursday night, mostly cloudy. Low around -1. Wind chill values as low as -15.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 12. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around -2.
Saturday: A chance of light snow after 1 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 24. Saturday night, a chance of snow. Cloudy. Low around 20.

Sunrise today: 6:46 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:32 p.m.
Length of the day: 10:45 hrs.

Public meetings
Today is the third Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

CATSKILL Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Human Services Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
GHENT Planning Board, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature meeting, 6:30 p.m. All at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
STUYVESANT Zoning Revision Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Dr., Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TACONIC town meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 909 Rte. 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).
TACONIC HILLS Board of Education meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Central Office boardroom, 73 Co. Rte. 11A, Craryville (325-2800).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
For WGXC Winter 2015 Pledge Drive: Day 7 WGXC's winter pledge drive began Thu., Feb. 12, and will culminate in a celebration of the station's four years of diverse voices and adventurous sounds on the the FM dial, Feb. 28. Tune in throughout the drive for a full slate of remote broadcasts, and turn out for special events in Greene and Columbia counties.

12 a.m.: 17th Annual Homeless Marathon America's only national broadcast focusing on homelessness and poverty will broadcast live from Sarasota, FL, starting on Wave Farm Radio from 7 p.m., EST, on Tue., Feb. 17, 2015 and ending 14 hours later, at 9 a.m., EST, on Wed., Feb. 18. It airs on WGXC from midnight to 6 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 Local news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson studio. 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: Didi Barrett, William Hughes New York State Assembly member Didi Barrett discusses the upcoming state budget along with her priorities for the next term. Supervisor William Hughes Jr. talks about his initiative to recruit minorities for positions in law enforcement. Hosted by Victor Mendolia and Debora Gilbert with Debby Mayer.
11 a.m.: Just the Intern Hour WGXC intern Pierce Huff keeps it live during the pledge drive, playing some music and asking for your support.
2 p.m.: For WGXC! Music Special Pete Lievense and Pierce Huff host a For WGXC! Pledge Drive special.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show Live from the WGXC Hudson Studio. Hosted by Vern Cross, Kamal Johnson and Rainer Blue.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News One-hour For WGXC! Pledge Drive edition. Live from the WGXC Acra studio at the Wave Farm Study Center in Greene Co.