Tuesday, March 3, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 31F; low 26F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 31F; low 27F.[/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 Winter Weather Advisory from 3 p.m., Tue., Mar. 3 until 10 a.m., Wed., Mar. 4 throughout eastern New York and western New England. Snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected. Total accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are possible. Precipitation will begin as snow late Tuesday afternoon and then transition to sleet and freezing rain during the late evening and overnight hours before tapering off Wednesday morning. Travel conditions will be adversely effected due to snow and ice covered roads.
Today: Snow likely, mainly after 3 p.m. Increasing clouds. High near 29. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Tuesday night, snow and sleet before midnight, then freezing rain. Low around 28. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 [one tenth] of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Forecast for the next three days:
Wednesday: A chance of rain, freezing rain, and sleet before 3 p.m., then a chance of rain showers. Cloudy. High near 41. Wednesday night, a chance of snow. Cloudy. Low around 21.
Thursday: Scattered snow showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy. High near 25. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 2.
Friday: Sunny. High near 25. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 14.
Sunrise today: 6:26 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:48 p.m.
Length of the day: 11:21 hrs.
Today is the first Tuesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
CATSKILL Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
COPAKE Park Commission meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-8260).
HUNTER Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5748 Route 23A, Tannersville (263-4020).
ICHABOD CRANE Central School District Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. at Ichabod Crane High School, 2910 Route 9, Valatie (758-7577).
LEXINGTON Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., at Municipal building, 3542 Route 42, Lexington, (986-6303).
LIVINGSTON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m., at Town Hall, County Rte. 19, Livingston (851-9441).
TAGHKANIC Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 909 Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).
WGXC Programming Advisory Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m. at the WGXC Hudson Studio, 704 Columbia St., Hudson (697-7400). WGXC Community Programming Advisory Committee reviews incoming program applications, conducts programming evaluations and provides feedback about the community program schedule. Meetings are held monthly. The public is welcome to attend. Information at wgxc.org/volunteer.
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
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 "Mr. Peetie Pete" Lievense.
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.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News