Sunday, March 31, 2013 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 39F; low 21F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 39F; 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 Acra, in Greene County:
Today: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 4 p.m. Increasing clouds, with a high near 52, and a low around 35.
Forecast for the next two days:
Monday: A 30 chance of rain with a high near 46, and a low around 21.
Tuesday: A slight chance of rain, otherwise partly sunny, with a high near 38, and a low around 26.
Sunrise today: 6:37 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:20 p.m.
Length of the day: 12:43 hrs.
Today is the fourth Sunday of the month, and there are no town meetings.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)
The day ahead on 90.7-FM
11 p.m. – March 31, 2013: 5:30 a.m.: "The Well-Tuned Piano"
March 30, 2013: 11 p.m. – March 31, 2013: 5:30 a.m.
The six-and-a-half-hour version of this composition by the American minimalist composer La Monte Young.
5:30 a.m. - 6 a.m.: "CounterSpin: David Moon, Beth Schwartzenapfel"
This is the 20th year of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting's media analysis radio show, hosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall, and Peter Hart. This week: David Moon on CFAA; Beth Schwartzenapfel on prison coverage.
6 a.m. – 8 a.m.: "In Case You Missed It: Roots, Runners, Rhizomes and Prison Voices Project"
A rebroadcast of this month's Roots, Runners, Rhizomes with hudson-based sound artist C Lavendar and Prison Voices Project interview with Richard Smith.
8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: "Children's Storytime: Flowers"
This week's show focuses on stories about flowers.
8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.: "Knock On Wood: Dinosaurs"
Harry wins the door prize at a paleontology festival. A bunch of bones that he has to put together to make his very own dinosaur. Besides the plot it's also a dinosaur special with the following recordings; Big Bones-Steve sings an original/The dinosaur and the progress of man-Norman Foote/Professor Jones-M.Valeri and M. Stein/Bones,bones,bones-another song by Steve and his band/There brains were small and they died-D.Lyons and J.Seed
noon – 2 p.m.: "In The Cut: Easter"
Host Effie Asili spins african deep cuts in celebration of the Easter holiday.
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.: "Dumbing It Down With Bob: Linda Lou, Ethan Ullman"
Show premiere. This week Dave Kanyan is filling in for Bob. Dave's guests will be Albany native stand-up comedian and author of "Bastard Husband: A Love Story" Linda Lou. Linda will speak with Dave via telephone from Las Vegas to discuss her book and her career. Joining Dave in the studio will be Albany comedian and radio host Ethan Ullman, who will talk about his always interesting interviews of the famous and not so famous.
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.: "The Irish Show"
Hosted by Tony Fallon.