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Wednesday, May 14, 2014 local almanac

May 14, 2014 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 77F; low 60F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 76F; low 60F.[/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 Wednesday, for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont. There is a slight to low chance of a thunderstorm through the evening Wednesday, especially for the western parts of the area. All thunderstorms are expected to remain below severe limits.

Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 a.m., then a slight chance of showers between 8 a.m. and noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy. High near 75. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Wednesday night, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 10 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly sunny. High near 77. Thursday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 62.
Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 72. Friday night, showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy. Low around 56.
Saturday: Scattered showers. Partly sunny. High near 70. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 53.

Sunrise today: 5:34 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:09 p.m.
Length of the day: 14:34 hrs.

Town meetings
Today is the second Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.

VILLAGE OF ATHENS Board meets at 6:30 p.m at the Athens Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CLERMONT Planning Board meets at Town Hall at 7 p.m. at 1795 Route 9, Clermont (537-6868).
COLUMBIA COUNTY holds a full Board of Supervisors meeting at 7:30 p.m. at 401 State St. in Hudson.
COPAKE Resource Advisory Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GHENT and Claverack town planning boards Joint Public Hearing on the Ginsberg Foods application to build a new facility on Route 66, and the Ghent Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. both at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
HUDSON Hofstra Law School students present reports on the city of Hudson charter from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Planning Committee (tentative) meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
JEWETT Town meeting at 7 p.m., at Municipal Bldg. 3547 Co. Rt. 23C (263-4626).
KINDERHOOK Town’s 9 & 9H Corridor Committee meets at 7 p.m. at at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
KINDERHOOK Village Board meeting and budget hearing, 7 p.m. at 6 Chatham Street, Kinderhook (758-9882).

Today on WGXC 90.7-FM

1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Alexander Turnquist Vital Weekly 931.
2 a.m.: FFFoxy Podcast: Rodman Melchoir/Melchoir Rodman FFFoxy Podcast #35. Lots of great new music to sift through on this episode of the FFFoxy Podcast. We’ve been especially loving the latest offerings from the Fabrica, Kye, and Constellation Tatsu labels of late. In particular, the Rodman Melchoir/Melchoir Rodman tape on Fabrica has been given ample spins in the FFF bunker. It features a remarkable arrangement of sounds
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Jeff Butterfield/N7TJB Prof. Jeff Butterfield/N7TJB talks about his Gorilla Radio on "The RAIN Report" from Hap Holly, KC9RP, outside of Chicago, IL, U.S.

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: The Sweet Life Jazz Project Interview with members of The Sweet Life Jazz Project. They will perform on Fri., May 16, at the Solaris Center for the Social Arts in Hudson, an event that includes a three-course soul food meal served by Camphill Hudson and friends. News, weather, events, music, and more. Live from the Hudson studio. Hosted by Cheryl K., for Philip Grant.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: The Right Opinion: George Amedore Rotterdam resident George Amedore will be in the studio to discuss his campaign to unseat state Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk in the upcoming 46th Senate District race. Hosted by Ed Fertik.
2 p.m.: The Work Show: Mathew Klickstein The May episode of The Work Show was recorded while driving around Columbia and Greene counties with itinerant author and social critic Mathew Klickstein, author of "Slimed! An Oral History of Nickelodeon's Golden Age," along with several novels and nonfiction collections. Klickstein speaks about work ethics, deadlines, the growing sameness of the world and his own relationship with normal careers and goals. Music is by Gang of Four. Produced by Paul Smart.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News