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Thursday, August 1, 2013 local almanac

Aug 01, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 75F; low 61F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 73F; low 64F.[/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 northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont for Thursday. Showers along with a few embedded thunderstorms may produce some locally heavy rainfall. Ponding of water on roadways, as well as some localized flooding of poorly drained low lying areas is possible.

Today: Showers, mainly after 2 p.m. High near 74. Thursday night, showers and thunderstorms before 3 a.m., then a chance of showers. Low around 60.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: A slight chance of showers, mainly between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny. High near 79. Friday night, a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy. Low around 57.
Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly after 9 a.m. Mostly sunny. High near 79. Saturday night, a chance of showers. Partly cloudy. Low around 58.
Sunday: A chance of showers before 9 a.m., then isolated showers after 3 p.m. Mostly sunny. High near 76. Sunday night, mostly clear. Low around 52.

Sunrise today: 5:49 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:13 p.m.

Length of the day: 14:24 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the first Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.

ANCRAM Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
AUSTERLITZ Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
COPAKE Planning Board meets at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GHENT Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: More NSA Surveillance From Free Speech Radio News: "New revelations about the breadth of the National Security Agency’s mass spying programs came to light today. In addition to collecting data about Americans’ phone records, the NSA collects information from emails and web searches without individual warrants. Senators convened this morning to question government officials about these spying programs, and demanded more transparency and more oversight. On Capitol Hill, FSRN’s Alice Ollstein has more."
12:05 a.m.: NRRF B Radio: Insect Invasion Anna Friz, Jonny Farrow, Jeff Kolar, Peter Speer and Stephen Germana perform in this transmission from Chicago. Live webstream 7-10 p.m. ET (-4 UTC, 6-9 p.m. Chicago time), rebroadcast on WGXC 90.7-FM at midnight. This episode: "The Brood II: Insect Invasion" Year 17 has arrived, the genus Magicicada are crawling out of the ground, and playing the largest noise show of all time. But there may be more than one genus of insect emerging from its pupa…. Join the swarm as insects invade the radio. On show days in Chicago’s north side, tune in to 87.9FM, or listen online at http://free103point9.org. free103point9/ WGXC in Greene/Columbia counties NY will rebroadcast the shows following the live show at 11CDT.
3 a.m.: NRFF B Radio: Occult Anna Friz, Jonny Farrow, Jeff Kolar, Peter Speer, and Stephen Germana perform in this transmission from Chicago. Rebroadcast of "occult" episode from July 17, 2013.
5 a.m.: TUC Radio: Alfred W. McCoy In July 2013 an article appeared on line in TomDispatch that gave an up to date and chilling analysis of the unprecedented powers of the US Surveillance state. It's author, University of Madison, Wisconsin, professor of history Alfred McCoy, credits Edward Snowden for having revealed today's reality. And McCoy adds his perspective of the intriguing history that led up to this point - and he makes a few predictions as to what to expect in the near future. That article in TomDispatch caught the attention of radio host, writer and Middle East expert Jeff Blankfort who allows me to broadcast the highlights of his interview with Professor McCoy. From Pacifica Radio.
5:30 a.m.: A Community of Voices: No Idea Interview with Tony Weinbender, who works for independent record label No Idea Records, and is the organizer of the annual underground punk festival in Gainesville, Florida, The Fest. From Pacifica radio.

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

6 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Also local news, previews of events in Greene and Columbia counties, music, and more. Call in to have your say 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, weather, and events. Call 518-828-0290 to comment during the "WGXC Morning Show."
2 p.m.: The Art of the Hudson Valley: Jacob Flossum, David Konigsberg Interviews with Jacob Flossum and David Konigsberg, participating artists in "The Man Show" at Carrie Haddad Gallery in Hudson. Hosted by Chad Weckler.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: The Fly in the Ointment David Shaw-Parker reads D.H Lawrence's short story "The Fly in the Ointment," plus works by Spike Jones ("There's a Fly in My Music"), The Rolling Stones ("The Spider and The Fly"), Wire ("I Am The Fly"), and The Cramps ("Human Fly").
3:30 p.m.: Kids' Brain Radio Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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