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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 local almanac

Feb 27, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 43F; low 30F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 43F; low 36F.[/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: Rain and snow, becoming all rain after 10 a.m. High near 42. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Overnight, rain, snow and sleet likely before 4 a.m., then rain and snow likely between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m., then snow likely after 5 a.m. Cloudy. Low around 31. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: Rain and snow showers likely, becoming all rain after 10 a.m. Cloudy. High near 44. A chance of rain showers before 8 p.m., then a chance of rain and snow showers between 8 p.m. and midnight, then a chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 30.
Friday: A slight chance of snow showers before 9 a.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., then a slight chance of rain showers after 11 a.m. Partly sunny. High near 43. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 25.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 39. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 22.

Sunrise today: 6:33 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:44 p.m.

Length of the day: 11:11 hrs.

Town meetings

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

ATHENS Village meeting at 7 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CAIRO Town Board meeting at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Public Works Committee meeting at 6 p.m., 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
HUDSON Common Council Public Works Committee meeting at 5:30 p.m., at City Hall, 520 Warren St.; NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION: Legal Committee meeting at 6:15 p.m., at the Central Firehouse, 7th St., Hudson (828-1030).
HUDSON Development Corporation Board meeting (tentative) at 2 p.m., 1 North Front St., Hudson (751-1044).
KINDERHOOK Historical Committee meeting at 7 p.m., Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Court Rejects FISA Challenge From Free Speech Radio News, a report about the Supreme Court rejecting a challenge to government surveillance powers under FISA.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Sublime Frequencies Thu.March 7, Hisham Mayet of "Sublime Frequencies" screens two films at the Spring Street Gallery, 110 Spring Street in Saratoga Springs, New York. "Sublime Frequencies is a collective of explorers dedicated to acquiring and exposing obscure sights and sounds from modern and traditional urban and rural frontiers via film and video, field recordings, radio and short wave transmissions, international folk and pop music, sound anomalies, and other forms of human and natural expression not documented sufficiently through all channels of academic research, the modern recording industry, media, or corporate foundations." This radio show will sample some Sublime sounds.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Stephan Mathieu Tracklist/timelist for Vital Weekly 870, a weekly experimental new music show, formerly by folks behind Staalplaat:
2 a.m.: Tabs Out: February 2013 Episode #20 of the tape-only show not only includes Dave regaling us with tales from the NBA Jam Wikipedia page, but cassettes from Imperial Topaz (Tranquility), Tad (DNT), Grapefruit (Golden Cup), Belarisk (NNA), Sashash Ulz (Lighten Up Sounds), Special People, Planets Around The Sun (Eiderdown), Henry Dawson (Orange Milk), Gold God (Space Slave), Moth Cock (Hausu Mountain), Drowning The Virgin Silence (Cae-Sur-A), Andrew Scott Young (Baked), and Brian Green (A Giant Fern).
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: 902 mHz First, from "The RAIN Report": "A look at the little-used 902 mHz ham band with Kent Britain, WA5VJB." Then, from "PiratesWeek": "Select postings from the Free Radio Network, HF Underground and note stations logged per the Free Radio Weekly. You may want to check out Shazam for music identification. Off Air Recordings include the stations of: Blue Ocean Radio, Radio Morania, Rave On Radio, The Big Q, European Music Radio. Keith Peron from PCJ Media talks about last years SWL Winterfest."

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, events, music and more, with host Philip Grant.
12 p.m. (noon): The Schoemer Show Hosted by Karen Schoemer.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Fawn Potash from Greene County Council on the Arts will be on hand to discuss the upcoming 3rd Annual Catskill Film & Video Festival, as well as the concurrent "Glow Show" exhibit along Catskill's Main St. Local news, local events, music and more. Hosted by Ron Diamondstein.
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
7 p.m.: Premiere: All Hopped Up (And Ready to Go) The premiere episode of the new monthly music program, All Hopped Up (And Ready To Go), hosted by Music biographer and Hudson Valley resident Tony Fletcher takes listeners through a tour of his music collection, connecting the dots between genres and generations. Expect music old and new alike, expect vibrant discussion, and expect regular features, from the Childhood Classic to The Greatest Ride of Our Lives, along with a gradual journey through his history of the New York music scene, All Hopped Up (And Ready To Go).
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