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Wednesday, February 20, 2013 local almanac

Feb 20, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 36F; low 16F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 34F; low 18F.[/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: Mostly cloudy. High near 34. Tonight, a slight chance of snow showers before 3 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 17.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: Partly sunny. High near 33. Partly cloudy overnight. Low around 17.
Friday: Sunny. High near 39. A chance of snow overnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 30.
Saturday: Snow likely before 1 p.m., then rain and snow likely. Cloudy. High near 38. Snow likely Saturday night. Cloudy. Low around 31.

Sunrise today: 6:44 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:35 p.m.

Length of the day: 10:51 hrs.

Town meetings

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

CATSKILL Town Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill.
COLUMBIA COUNTY Human Services meeting at 4 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
GHENT Planning Board session at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature meeting at 6:30 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Radio Shack in Decline Report from Ragnar Daneskjold's "PiratesWeek" show about Radio Shack closing many stores.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Cartoons at Midnight Radio cartoons, songs from Carl Stalling, sound effects, and more, from Muppets to Warner Bros.
1 a.m. Vital Weekly: 20130220 Tracklist/timelist for Vital Weekly 869, a weekly experimental new music show, formerly by folks behind Staalplaat:
2 a.m.: Taran's Free Jazz Hour: William Hooker no business channels of consciousness: william hooker quintet; nasty & sweet: thomas borgmann/ wilber morris/ reggie nicholson; emanem bouquet: charlotte hug/ frédéric blondy; roguart three compositions: roscoe mitchell & co.; passages: alexandre pierrepont/didier petit; ictus east side banquet: confusion bleue; asuka kakitani bloom: asuka kakitani jazz orchestra; edgetone little bluedevil: bille noertker's moxie; new artists tranceformation: crothers, filiano, wolper; nottwo schmetterling: simon rose, sax solo simon rose; toondist coconut: eric boeren & band.
4 a.m.: Some Assembly Required: Steinski Episode 44 (2003's 4th Anniversary Episode) of mash-up radio show. Featuring interviews with Amirali Raissnia and Wobbly, along with work by artists such as The Button, Cast of Thousands with Escape Mechanism, The Evolution Control Committee, Steev Hise, Laso Halo, Martian Gin Honky, Monster, People Like Us/Wobbly/Matmos, DJ Shadow, Silica-Gel, Splatt, Steinski and The Tape-beatles.
5 a.m.: The Trial of Lucullus KPFA Readers' Theatre, technical production by John Whiting. Translation HR Hays. Broadcast March 18, 1963 on KPFA, Berkeley, California. Bertolt Brecht radio play from 1940. Lucullus, a general, is in underworld and stands trial before members of the lower classes that adorn a frieze. From ubu.com.
5:30 a.m.: Spoiler Alert: Jon Alpert Jon Alpert is an Oscar-Nominated Documentary Director in 2013 for Redemption, about folks collecting bottles and cans for return in New York City. In 1972, Alpert and his wife founded the Downtown Community Television Center, one of the country's first community media centers. Program distributed by Pacifica Radio.

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 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.
10 a.m.: @Issue: Didi Barrett State Assembly Member Didi Barrett will discuss her legislative agenda and upcoming mobil District Office meetings at local diners. She will also answer questions on a number of issues, such as hydrofracking, the minimum wage, campaign finance reform and more. Barrett is a Democrat. She represents New York's 106th Assembly District. @Issue is hosted by Victor Mendolia. He is the chairman of the Hudson City Democrats and the first vice chairman of the Columbia County Democratic Committee.
11 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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