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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 local almanac

Mar 06, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 41F; low 28F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 41F; low 30F.[/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 has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook Wed. through Fri. A developing coastal storm will pass the New England coast Thurs. into Fri., bringing moderate snowfall across portions of east central New York and western New England through Friday morning. There remains some uncertainty as to the intensity of the storm at this time.

Today: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow. Cloudy. High near 40. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. A chance of rain and snow before 7 p.m., then a chance of snow. Cloudy. Low around 26. North wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: Snow likely, mainly after 9 a.m. Cloudy. High near 36. North wind 13 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Periods of snow overnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.
Friday: Snow likely before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers between noon and 3 p.m., then a chance of rain showers after 3 p.m. Cloudy. High near 41. Mostly clear Friday night. Low around 26.
Saturday: Sunny. High near 50. Partly cloudy Saturday night. Low around 31.

Sunrise today: 6:22 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:52 p.m.

Length of the day: 11:30 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the first Wednesday of the month.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)

CAIRO Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main Street, Cairo (622-3120).
GHENT Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, P.O. Box 98, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Meetings for Human Services, Health, and Education Committees at 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
GREENPORT Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Greenport Town Hall, 600 Town Hall Drive, Hudson (828-4656).
HUDSON Hudson Common Council Youth & Aging Committee meeting, 6 p.m., and Arts, Entertainment & Tourism Committee meeting at 6:45 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
LIVINGSTON Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, County Rte. 19, Livingston (851-9441).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Holder Says Obama Can Use Drone Strikes On Americans U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder sent a letter to Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) saying the President can take out Americans with radio-controlled drones. "The U.S. Attorney General's refusal to rule out the possibility of drone strikes on American citizens and on American soil is more than frightening," Paul told Mother Jones Tues., Mar. 5. "It is an affront the constitutional due process rights of all Americans."
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Japanther Japanther is live at Wave Farm in Acra in Greene County, NY for this broadcast. The show will originate from the Remote Audio Outpost Japanther built last year in the Wave Farm forest.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Derek Plotr Episode 871 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click here for playlist 871.
2 a.m.: Tabs Out: March 2013 In Episode #21 of cassette show, Dave discovers, and becomes utterly obsessed with, the ZX Spectrum computer console that loads video games from cassette tapes (mind blown). We also played a few tapes by David Lackner, Kayaka, Keith Fullerton Whitman, Datashock, Winter Line, Time Life, Rough Fields, Keep Sheila on Acid, Sean Connolly, Nigro, White Reeves, Dads Against Vietnam, Ambrosia(@), and Moulttrigger.
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: The Chrystal Ship This week, just "PiratesWeek" airs in this spot. Robert Mugabe's government in Zimbabwe shuts down pirate radio station, according to the International Radio Report and the show also takes a look at Federal Communications Commission activities in the United States. ‭Off Air Recordings include the stations of: The Crystal Ship, Wolverine Radio, Undercover Radio, Black Arrow Radio, Southern Music Radio. We look at the Solar Max update. Plus reports on LPFM, and Chinese jamming of English language broadcasts. And, at Winterfest Saturday the inductees for 2013 were announced for the NAPRHOF.

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9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, events, music and more, with host Philip Grant.
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