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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 local almanac

May 15, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 68F; low 48F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 68F; low 54F.[/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. A Frost Advisory is in effect until 7 a.m., this morning, for the Capital District and the Mid-Hudson Valley. A Frost Advisory means that frost is possible. Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered. There is also a chance of non-severe thunderstorms later today.

Today: A slight chance of showers between 9 a.m. and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Areas of frost before 7 a.m. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 65. Light south wind increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9 p.m., then a slight chance of showers between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear. Low around 50.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: Sunny. High near 77. Mostly clear overnight. Low around 44.
Friday: Sunny. High near 73. Friday night, mostly clear. Low around 45.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 72. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 46.

Sunrise today: 5:33 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:10 p.m.

Length of the day: 14:37 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the third Wednesday of the month.
(WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.)

CATSKILL at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill.
COLUMBIA COUNTY Human Services meeting at 4 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
GHENT Planning Board session at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature meeting at 6:30 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Arts, Entertainment & Tourism Committee meeting at 6 p.m., and Zoning Board of Appeals meeting (tentative) at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headlines Radio and media news.
12:05 a.m.: Free Speech Radio News: Senators Debate Farm Bill The Tues., May 14 edition of "Free Speech Radio News" was pre-empted by the Hudson school board candidate forum, so replayed at midnight. Headlines: Associated Press calls Justice Department gathering of phone records “massive” and “unprecedented;” Anti-poverty advocates urge protection of SNAP funds as Senators debate Farm Bill; Labor groups, free press advocates raise concerns over potential buying of Tribune Company by Koch brothers; and High youth unemployment persists worldwide, despite austerity measures.
12:30 a.m.: Radio Stew: Cicadas Invasion The sound of live Acra crickets and frogs, and recorded cicadas, is explored, as the U.S. East Coast prepares for a cicada invasion.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Weisser Westen Episode 880 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click here for playlist 880.
2 a.m.: Trans-X Transmission Art Noise Overnight radio noise from artists performing and presenting at the May 17-20 Trans-X Transmission Art Symposium in Toronto, Canada. WGXC broadcasts and webcasts the festival all weekend. Tune in to these same artists, such as Victoria Estok, Jeff Kolar, Anna Friz, Elizabeth Shores, Vikram Patel, Abinadi Meza, Alyysa Moxley, and others.
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Dayton Hamvention Preview First, "The RAIN Report" with shortwave radio news. This week: "This is the conclusion of a last-minute preview of the 2013 Hamvention coming to Dayton, OH., May 17-19 with Michael Kalter, W8CI." Then, on "PiratesWeek," host Ragnar Daneskjold reports on the Free Radio Network, HF Underground and note stations logged per the Free Radio Weekly. Check out KUNT radio and their article in the Dallas Observer. Also take a look at Edison Radio established in 1952. Off Air Recordings include the stations of: Radio Cinco De Mayo, WDDJ, Red Mercury Labs, Radio Gaga, Midi Radio, and Skyline Radio.

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.
12 p.m. (noon): The Schoemer Show: Chris Enright This special edition of the Schoemer Show connects college radio and community radio, the '80s and today. Guest Chris Enright, a co-programmer with Karen Schoemer at WCWM, the college radio station at William and Mary in the mid-80s, will explore the differences and similarities between radio then and now, and the way we listen to and enjoy music in our college years versus middle age. Lots of songs from then and now! Round robins of delight! Indie rock past and present! Prog and electronica! Garage and novelty! Hear two friends who haven't seen each other in 25 years reconnect! Weird! And, we hope, a gas!
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Cairo-Durham Board of Education Candidate Forum All candidates running for three available positions on the Board of Education for the Cairo-Durham Central School District, will participate in this public Candidate Forum sponsored by the Mid Hudson League of Women Voters and WGXC 90.7-FM. Candidates will introduce themselves to the public and take questions from the audience in a 90-minute, moderated format. The standard League of Women Voters rules for candidate forums will be followed. The candidates are: Dennis Burke, Peter Byrne, Beatrice Clappin, Greg Koerner-Fox and Gary Warner.