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Wednesday, May 22, 2013 local almanac

May 22, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 86F; low 61F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 84F; low 68F.[/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 Hazardous Weather Outlook continues today, for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont through Thursday night. Thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and tonight. Some of these thunderstorms may be severe with large hail and damaging winds. The storms will also be accompanied by frequent lightning and heavy rain. Localized urban and small stream flooding is possible in areas where storms train.

Today: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, hail, damaging winds, heavy rain and frequent lightning. Mostly cloudy. High near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, tonight. Some storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy. Low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8 a.m., then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 79. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Night showers and thunderstorms. Low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.
Friday: Showers likely, mainly before 8 a.m. Cloudy. High near 67. A slight chance of showers, Friday night. Low around 47.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 65. Partly cloudy overnight. Low around 40.

Sunrise today: 5:27 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:17 p.m.

Length of the day: 14:50 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the fourth Wednesday of the month.
(WGXC suggests calling 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 at 5:30 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting at 6:15 p.m., City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
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: Headlines Radio and media news.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Whale Radio Anna Friz listens to whales, and thinks they have already set up the utopian radio system that futurists and visionaries have longed for. Excerpts taken from Friz's keynote speech Sun., May 19, 2013 at Trans-X Transmission Art Symposium.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: If Bwana Episode 881 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click here for playlist 881.
2 a.m.: Tabs Out: Food and Beer Food & Beer themed episode of cassette show. Tasty treats from Foodman, Soup Purse, Zach Troxell (from a tape on Pizza Night), Edibles, Spinal Honey, Cow, Sugarm (from the tape “Wasted”), Budweiser Sprite, Rambutan, White Meadows (from the tape “A Time For Drunken Horses”), The Nevari Butchers, Sheldon Siegel (from the tape “Three Euro Breakfast”), Elfenbeinturm (from the tape “1982 – Pizza, Beer, and Smokes”), Workin’ Man Noise Unit (from the tape “Drinkin’ Stella To Make Music To Drink Stella To”), Ghostfood, and an interview with Dan Rizer (Budweiser Sprite). Episode #25.
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Hamvention Review Shortwave radio news, and news about FM and shortwave pirates.

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.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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