Monday, July 14, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 85F; low 67F.[/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 National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts and east central New York, including Columbia, Greene, Dutchess and Ulster counties, from 2 p.m. Mon., July 14 through late night, Tues., July 15. Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will move across the region ahead of a cold front Monday afternoon through late Tuesday. The warm and very humid air mass will allow for these showers and thunderstorms to produce torrential downpours. Storm rainfall of two to three inches can be expected. Rainfall rates may exceed one inch per hour. Flash flood potential will increase throughout the area.
Today: Isolated showers between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m. Areas of fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, partly sunny. High near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Monday night, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 2 a.m. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy. Low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 11 a.m. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy. High near 84. Tuesday night, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1 a.m. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Cloudy. Low around 67.
Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7 a.m., then a slight chance of showers between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 79. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. Low around 57.
Thursday: Mostly sunny. High near 82. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around 55.
Today is the second Monday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
ASHLAND Town Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Main Street, Ashland (734-3636)
CATSKILL Village meeting at 7 p.m. at the Firehouse, 1 Central Ave. (behind Walgreens) (943-3830).
COPAKE Environmental Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GREENE COUNTY LEGISLATURE holds Buildings & Grounds, Conservation, Public Safety, Highway, Government Operations, and Finance committee meetings at 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUNTER Village meeting at 8 p.m.
NEW BALTIMORE Town meeting at 7:30 p.m. at 3809 Rt. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671)/
PRATTSVILLE Town meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 14517 Main St., Prattsville (299-3125).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Deep Listening Recordings of the fourth day of the Deep Listening Conference, with "First Festival" live recordings from EMPAC on the RPI campus in Troy, NY.
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 Pete Lievense.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News