Friday, December 26, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 46F; low 34F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 45F; low 32F.[/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 sunny. High near 47. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 30.
Forecast for the next three days:
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 50. Saturday night, a chance of showers, mainly after 3 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 34.
Sunday: A chance of showers. Cloudy. High near 47. Sunday night, a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 32.
Monday: Mostly sunny. High near 38. Monday night, partly cloudy. Low around 22.
Sunrise today: 7:23 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:29 p.m.
Length of the day: 9:08 hrs.
Today is the fourth Friday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
CLERMONT Zoning Board of Appeals, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 1795 Route 9, Clermont (537-6868).
HUDSON Historic Preservation Commission meeting cancelled (828-1030).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Sun Ra Four hours of music from Sun Ra. From Wikipedia: "Sun Ra (born Herman Poole Blount, legal name Le Sony'r Ra; May 22, 1914 – May 30, 1993) was a prolific jazz composer, bandleader, piano and synthesizer player, poet and philosopher known for his "cosmic philosophy," musical compositions, and performances. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame in 1979."
5 a.m.: The Shortwave Report: Radio Havana Cuba A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. This week's show features stories from Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.
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: Boxing Day For a day after Christmas morning show, listeners are urged to call in and tell their holiday stories -- of Boxing Day or Christmas -- at 518-622-2598 with host Tom Roe at the Wave Farm Study Center in Acra. Tune in for local news and weather, national headlines from Public News Service, local public meetings, music, and more.
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.: ¿Qué cocinaré hoy?: Christmas Special Christmas special with music from around Latin America celebrating the holidays. Produced by Mariel Fiori and Antonio Flores-Lobos.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News
7 p.m.: Guest DJ: James White "The Music Maestro" returns to play holiday music.