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Thursday, June 27, 2013 local almanac

Jun 27, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 83F; low 67F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 81F; low 66F.[/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 declared a Flood Watch for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont beginning noon, Thursday through Friday afternoon. Rain with embedded thunderstorms are expected to spread northeast across eastern New York and western New England Thursday afternoon and evening, and continuing Thursday night. Widespread rain should exit eastern New York and western New England Friday morning. Rainfall amounts between one and four inches are possible. Localized amounts of three to four inches of rain are possible especially around the high peaks of the eastern Catskills and southern Adirondacks.

Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy. High near 81. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Rain and possibly a thunderstorm, Thursday night. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:

Friday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11 a.m., then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between 11 a.m. and noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy. High near 80. Friday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 63.
Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny. High near 85. Saturday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 66.
Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. High near 83. Sunday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 68.

Sunrise today: 5:21 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:35 p.m.

Length of the day: 15:14 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the fourth Thursday of the month.
(WGXC recommends calling ahead to comform time and location.)

CHATHAM Village Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Financial Review Committee at 1 p.m. and .1 [point one] Committee at 2 p.m., 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).
GREENE COUNTY a Special Meeting of the Greene County Legislature at 5 p.m., to consider awarding a contract for the stabilization of the Westkill bank in the town of Lexington, at the County Office Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Hudson Community Development and Planning Agency Board meeting (tentative) at 6:30 p.m., at City Hall, 520 Warren 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

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headlines Media and radio news.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Devo Alan Myers, drummer for Devo from 1976-1986, died on June 24, 2013, of cancer. Devo's work is featured.
1 a.m.: Selected Songs: Fela
African composer and band leader Fela is featured.
4 a.m.: Barack Obama Climate Change Speech President Obama discussed his vision for a comprehensive plan to reduce carbon pollution, prepare for the impacts of climate change, and lead global efforts to fight it.
5 a.m.: Off the Hook: Edward Snowden 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 5 a.m. rebroadcast. This week the crew talks about Edward Snowden, the NSA leaker.

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Also local news, previews of events in Greene and Columbia counties, music, and more. Call in to have your say at (518) 828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, weather, and events. Call 518-828-0290 to comment during the "WGXC Morning Show." Hosted by Philip Grant.
10 a.m.: The Prison Voices Project: Black and Pink, Hudson Pride Where does the struggle for equity for the LGBTQ community intersect with the struggle for justice in Prisons? This show will feature and interview with Jason Lyden of Black and Pink. Black & Pink is an open family of LGBTQ prisoners and “free world” allies who support each other. They are outraged by the specific violence of the prison industrial complex against LGBTQ people, and respond through advocacy, education, direct service, and organizing. The show also includes coverage of Milk not Jails and the Rude Mechanical Orchestra's participation in Hudson's Pride parade and the show also features music from gay hip hop artists, Melange Lavonne and the Deep Dickollective.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Static Mash-up of Twilight Zone episode "Static," with 31 Down's radio play "Dead Dial Tone," and other static and dial sounds. Neptune's "Marconi's Belief" is also included.
3:30 p.m.: Kids' Brain Radio Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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