Wednesday, November 26, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 36F; low 29F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 40F; low 30F.[/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 declared a Winter Storm Warning for eastern New York and western New England through 7 a.m., Thurs., Nov. 27. Snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches are forecast. Maximum snow rates of 1 to 3 inches per hour are expected from late morning to early evening, Wednesday. Snow may be mixed with rain at the onset. The snow will be heaviest during the afternoon into the evening. This storm will significantly impact holiday travel.
Today: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after noon. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible. Wednesday night, snow, mainly before 2 a.m. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday (Thanksgiving Day): A chance of snow showers, mainly before 10 a.m. Cloudy. High near 38. Thursday night, a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 20.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 36. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 10.
Saturday: Partly sunny. High near 36. Saturday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 30.
Today is the fourth Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
ATHENS Village Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CAIRO Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
CLAVERACK Zoning Board of Appeals public hearing on the Ginsberg project, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 91 Church St., Mellenville (672-7911).
COPAKE Hamlet Revitalization Task Force meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountain View Rd., Copake (329-1234).
HUDSON Common Council Public Works Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Legal Committee meeting, 6:15 p.m.; both at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUDSON Development Corporation meeting (tentative), 12 p.m. (noon) at 1 North Front St., Hudson (751-1044).
KINDERHOOK Historical Committee meeting, 7 p.m., Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
PHILMONT Village Board Workshop meeting, 7 p.m., Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Gintas K Episode 957 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 957.
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 Local news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson Studio. Hosted by Michelle Lewis.
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.: The Right Opinion: The Harlem Valley Rail Trail This episode will be devoted to learning about the Harlem Valley Rail Trail, the most ambitious recreational project to come to Columbia County. Representatives of the Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association will be in the studio to tell listeners about the history, current status and future plans for the HVRT. Hosted by Ed Fertik.
2 p.m.: The Barbershop Talks: The Ferguson Decision The phone lines will be open to hear the community's thoughts, opinions and views on the Ferguson, Mo. grand jury's failure to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown in August. Join the broadcast by calling (518) 828-0290 and have your say. Plus, details on the first annual Turkey Basketball Bowl, Slay Diddy will have a few Skittles on deck (as usual), and "Pull Up To the Truck Stop" with the 18 Wheeler. Hosted by Vern Cross, Kamal Johnson and Janessa Moore.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News