Wednesday, February 26, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 22F; low 2F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 23F; 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: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 11 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. High near 22. Wind chill values as low as -2. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Wednesday night, mostly clear. Low around 2.
Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly between noon and 4 p.m. Increasing clouds. High near 23. Wind chill values as low as -6. Breezy, with a light and variable wind becoming west 17 to 22 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Thursday night, a slight chance of snow showers before 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear. Low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -13. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday: Sunny. High near 18. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 6.
Saturday: A chance of snow showers after noon. Mostly cloudy. High near 34. Saturday night, a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 18.
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 at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Works Committee at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
HUDSON Common Council Public Works Committee meeting at 5:15 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting starts at 6:30 p.m at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUDSON Development Corporation meeting at 12 p.m. (noon) at 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
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: WGXC Goes on Air Feb. 26, 2011 Highlights from WGXC's first moments on the air, and other transmissions from three years on the air. Includes songs and contributions from Brian Dewan, Dharma Dailey, Tom Skarimbas, Sara Kendall, and others.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Florian Wittenburg
2 a.m.: Diane Cluck, Liv Carrow Special broadcast of live performances from Spotty Dog Books & Ale from Sat., Feb. 22, 2014. Diane Cluck and Columbia County-based singer/songwriter Liv Carrow perform.
4 a.m.: Calling Slowly Slowed down phone calls, and songs about phone calls, slowed down.
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Heathkit On "The RAIN Report" at the top of the hour, Chuck Penson/WA7ZZE chronicles the rise and fall of Heathkit, from host Hap Holly in Chicago.
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 Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Hosted by Phil Grant. 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 The Morning Show continues with local news, weather and events.
10 a.m.: The Right Opinion: Melody Burns Radio host Melody Burns will be in the studio to discuss the future of conservative talk radio, her personal issues with WGDJ-AM Talk 1300 in Albany and her political activism. Until she was taken off the air last year, Burns was the only conservative woman talker on the radio in the Capital District. Hosted by Ed Fertik.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show Hosted by Mark Bailey, Gregor Trieste and Jack Ross-Pilkington from the Hudson studio.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News