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Friday, May 30, 2014 local almanac

May 30, 2014 12:15 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 74F; low 50F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 73F; low 48F.[/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 east central New York, northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts and southern Vermont for Fri., May 30. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected Friday afternoon through early evening. Some of the thunderstorms may contain small hail and gusty winds. Storms will move to the southeast at 15 to 20 mph.

Today: Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 73. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Friday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10 p.m., then a slight chance of showers between 10 p.m. and midnight. Partly cloudy. Low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Forecast for the next three days:
Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Mostly sunny. High near 73. Saturday night, mostly clear. Low around 47.
Sunday: Sunny. High near 77. Sunday night, mostly clear. Low around 51.
Monday: Partly sunny. High near 82. Monday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 62.

Sunrise today: 5:22 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:24 p.m.
Length of the day: 15:01 hrs.

Town meetings
Today is the fifth Friday of the month.
WGXC is unaware of any recurring meetings scheduled for today.

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
1 a.m.: Taran's Free Jazz Hour: Joelle Léandre Episode 15 of 2014 of two-hour free jazz show that airs on eight European radio stations and Wave Farm Radio and WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, in New York, in the United States. Click on title to access the playlist.
5 a.m.: The Shortwave Report: 20140520 International news and opinion, shortwave, China Radio International, NHK Japan National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Voice of Russia

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: Roger Downs Roger Downs, Conservation Director of the Atlantic Chapter of the Sierra Club, discusses efforts to ban micro beads from shampoos, facial cleansers, and toothpaste products. A bill (A.8744) passed the New York Assembly unanimously recently, and now heads to the State Senate (S.7018), that bans the sale in New York of products with “micro beads,” tiny synthetic particles that are used as abrasive scouring agents. Fish and other animals ingest the tiny particles that do not degrade as quickly as the natural materials that larger companies are now using instead of micro beads. Downs will explain the issue and how it effects the Hudson River at 9:30 a.m. Plus, a preview of the "Wage / Working" jukebox, which moves from the Cairo Library to the Athens Cultural Center with an opening there May 31. Plus, other local news, regional events, music, and more. Hosted by Tom Roe from Wave Farm in Acra.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News
7 p.m.: Guest DJ: Music Maestro The Maestro is back,playing a variety of jazz.