Wednesday, October 15, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 76F; low 65F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 75F; low 65F.[/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 for east central New York, western Massachusetts, southern Vermont and northwestern Connecticut. Heavy rainfall is likely beginning tonight (Wed., Oct. 15). Some poor drainage flooding will be possible, especially where storm drains are clogged by fallen leaves. Isolated thunderstorms are also possible.
Today: A chance of showers, mainly after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Wednesday night, a chance of rain and thunderstorms, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 7 p.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Low around 63.
Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 72. Thursday night, showers likely, mainly before 2 a.m. Cloudy. Low around 54.
Friday: A chance of showers before 8 a.m. Mostly sunny. High near 69. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 49.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 67. Saturday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 43.
Today is the third Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location. (All telephone numbers are in the 518 area code except where 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).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Industrial Development Agency (IDA) public hearing on the Ginberg’s PILOT, 7 p.m. at A. B. Shaw Fire Company Firehouse, 67 State Route 23, Claverack (828-4718).
GHENT Planning Board, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature meeting, 6:30 p.m. 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
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Total Improvisation Troop Episode 951 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 951.
5 a.m.: Project Censored: Andy Lee Roth, Dorothy Kidd, Zara Zimbardo Peter and Mickey discuss the newly-printed 2015 edition of Project Censored's annual book on stories unreported or under-reported by the corporate media. The guests are Andy Lee Roth, co-editor of Censored 2015, and two contributors to the book, Dorothy Kidd and Zara Zimbardo. Roth summarizes some of the "top 25 censored stories," and their common themes. Kidd wrote about the growing resistance to giant mining companies in the Americas; Zimbardo examined the cultural meanings behind the popularity of zombies in U-S entertainment media.
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 News, weather, events, music and more. Hosted by Mr. "Petee Pete" Lievense. Live from the Hudson studio (828-0290).
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: William Hughes Jr. Supervisor William Hughes Jr. will discuss ethics and other issues. Hughes is a Democrat and represents Hudson's 4th Ward. Hosted by Victor Mendolia and Debora Gilbert. Mendolia is chairman of the Hudson City Democratic Committee.
12 p.m. (noon): The Bedazzled Radio Show Premiere of the "The Bedazzled Radio Show." "The Bedazzled Radio Hour" is now two hours long, and can be heard every Wednesday from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. Hosted by Spike Priggen.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News: Carol Lavender, Jill Salerno Ellen Thurston and Tom DePietro interview Carol Lavender and Jill Salerno from The Second Show thrift shop in Hudson, before their open house Thu., Oct. 16. Also, local news headlines, national headlines from Public News Service, and more.