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Thursday, February 27, 2014 local almanac

Feb 27, 2014 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 26F; low -1F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 28F; low -3F.[/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 the greater Capital Region, Mid-Hudson Valley, eastern and central Mohawk Valley, Lake George/Saratoga region, Taconics and for southern Vermont, effective Thurs., Feb. 27. Scattered to numerous snow showers and embedded heavier snow squalls are expected Thursday afternoon and early evening. This may lead to periods of greatly reduced visibilities and snow-covered roadways. A storm system may impact the region with significant snowfall late Sun., Mar. 2 through Mon., Mar. 3.

Today: Scattered snow showers, mainly between noon and 3 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 26. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Thursday night, a slight chance of snow showers before 10 p.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear. Low around 3. Wind chill values as low as -10. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 17. Wind chill values as low as -11. Friday night, increasing clouds. Low around 6.
Saturday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy. High near 34. Saturday night, a chance of snow. Cloudy. Low around 24.
Sunday: A chance of snow. Cloudy. High near 33. Sunday night, a chance of snow. Cloudy. Low around 15.

Sunrise today: 6:32 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:43 p.m.
Length of the day: 11:11 hrs.

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

CHATHAM Village Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors .1 [Point One] Committee at 1 p.m.; Finance Committee meeting at 2 p.m.; Pine Haven Sub-Committee meeting at 3 p.m., all at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GERMANTOWN Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 50 Palatine Park Road, Germantown (537-6687).
HUDSON Community Development and Planning Agency Board meeting at 6 p.m. at 1 North Front St., Hudson (751-1044).
STUYVESANT Greenway Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
WINDHAM Town Board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM
5 a.m.: Off The Hook: 20140227 Do not call during rebroadcast. Off The Hook, from the hacker zine 2600, airs every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. ET in New York City on WBAI 99.5 FM, and is rebroadcast the next morning at 5 a.m. on WGXC and free103point9 Online Radio. It is simulcast online via streaming MP3 and via shortwave on WBCQ The Planet at 5110 KHz. Join #offthehook on irc.2600.net to chat during the show. Email show at oth [at] 2600.com. Do not call during the rebroadcast. Rebroadcast from Feb. 12, 2013.

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 Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Hosted by Phil Grant. Call in with your views at 518-828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show The Morning Show continues with local news, weather and events.
10 a.m.: Prison Voices Project: 'A New Way of Life and the New Underground Railroad' Melody Burns A documentary produced by Chris Moore-Backman for Making Contact. After serving time, the options for finding food, a job and a place to live with a criminal record can become an almost impossible task. In this episode, women discuss building their own support network after being released from prison. Featuring: Susan Burton, A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project executive director and founder; Michelle Alexander, "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" author; Alika Savage, Yolanda Brown, Renee Levi, Maisha Bailey, Sabrayiah DeMoss, Samantha Jenkins, A New Way of Life residents. Hosted by Cory Fischer-Hoffman.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Marvellous Land of Oz Part 2 An anthology series of dramas and comedies for radio. Each week a program will be made up of one radio play. Produced at KSVR Studios at the radio station KSVR-FM in Mount Vernon, Washington. The actors are from the Skagit Radio Repertory Company. The producer is Joseph C McGuire. This week: Based on the story by L. Frank Baum; Adapted for radio by Heather Elliott. Here is the Oz story that has been partially adapted in the Disney film "The Return to Oz", but without the "controversial ending. This book is relatively unknown outside Oz fans as it does not feature Dorothy, but a new character named Tip. Who meets some old friends and introduces some new friends. From Pacifica Radio.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Ryder Cooley, Karen DiPeri Performer Ryder Cooley will be in the Hudson studio to talk about her new show opening in Albany, Sat., Mar. 1. Plus Karen DiPeri, an organizer of Farming Our Future, will discuss the conference held Sat., Feb. 22 in Craryville. Plus news, events, weather, music and more. Hosted by Ellen Thurston and Thomas DePietro.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News