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Wednesday, October 16, 2013 local almanac

Oct 16, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 68F; low 52F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 66F; low 55F.[/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 cloudy. High near 68. Wednesday night, a chance of showers, mainly after 3 a.m. Cloudy. Low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: A chance of showers, mainly before 8 a.m. Partly sunny. High near 70. Thursday night, showers likely. Mostly cloudy. Low around 49.
A slight chance of showers before 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 67. Friday night, mostly clear. Low around 42.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 63. Saturday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 39.

Sunrise today: 7:10 a.m.
Sunset today: 6:11 p.m.

Length of the day: 11 hrs.

Town meetings

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

CATSKILL at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill.
COLUMBIA COUNTY Human Services meeting at 4 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
GHENT Planning Board session at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature meeting at 6:30 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Zoning Board of Appeals public hearings. The first, on an application for a use variance for the Hudson Farm Box, located at 326 Union St. at 6 p.m.; the second, a use variance for new construction at 248 and 250 Columbia Street at 6:15 p.m. Regular ZBA meeting at 6:30 p.m. All at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues from the Wave Farm Study Center in Acra with local news, weather, and events.
4:30 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show