Wednesday, February 4, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 36F; low 24F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 35F; low 25F.[/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, western Massachusetts, northwest Connecticut and southern Vermont for Wed., Feb. 4. Low pressure and a strong cold front will track through the region late Wednesday into Thursday morning. Two to four inches of snow will be possible over much of the area.
Today: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 5 p.m. Cloudy. High near 33. Wind chill values as low as -5. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half one inch possible. Wednesday night, snow. Cloudy. Low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: Snow likely, mainly before 10 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a temperature rising to near 22 by 8 a.m., then falling to around 14 during the remainder of the day. High near 22. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around -3.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 19. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 8.
Saturday: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 30. Saturday night, a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 14.
Sunrise today: 7:04 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:14 p.m.
Length of the day: 10:09 hrs.
Today is the first Wednesday of the month.
WGXC recommends calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
CAIRO Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
GHENT Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature Health Services, County Resources and Public Safety committees, 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
GREENPORT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Greenport Town Hall, 600 Town Hall Drive, Hudson (828-4656).
HALCOTT Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Halcott Grange, 254 Co. Rte. 3, Halcott Center (845-254-9920).
LEXINGTON Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m., at Municipal building, 3542 Route 42, Lexington, (986-6303).
LIVINGSTON Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, County Rte. 19, Livingston (851-9441).
NEW BALTIMORE Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 3809 Co. Rte. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671).
PHILMONT Library Board of Trustees meeting, 7 p.m. at Library, 101 Main St., Philmont (672-5010).
WGXC Outreach Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m. at the Taghkanic Diner, 1016 State Rte. 82, Ancram (697-7400). The WGXC Outreach Advisory Committee helps support the station’s outreach efforts, including station events, participation in community events, dissemination of outreach materials, and more. All are welcome to get involved. To learn more, email Cheryl [at] wgxc [dot] org.
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Asmus Tietchens Episode 967 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 967.
2 a.m.: Tabs Out: DJ Selector Faux-Pas Major goofs, on the cassette show "Tabs Out" #59, such as a phone call to Mike from Worn Habit, and cassette cuts by Future Ape Tapes, Fungal Abyss, DJ Selector Faux-Pas, Digital Natives, Asix:Sova, Mr Kastle, Rangga On Keys, Dusty Greens, Jenny Haniver, Moss Harvest, Looks Realistic, Virusse, Anatol Locker & Black Thread, Dmitri Zherbin, and The Spykes.
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 Local news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson studio. Hosted by Mr. “Petee Pete” Lievense.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. National, daily, independent, award-winning news program providing audiences with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S. corporate-sponsored media.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: @Issue: Parry Teasdale Parry Teasdale, editor and publisher of "The Columbia Paper," spoke about the arrest of now former New York State Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver, Albany corruption and newly elected speaker Carl Heastie. Teasdale also discussed his involvement with Videofreex, a collective of artists, storytellers, and activists who produced and disseminated alternative media across New York and other U.S. communities during the 1970s. They lived in Greene County in the early 1970s and produced Lanesville TV, perhaps the first pirate television station in the United States. Produced by Victor Mendolia, Deborah Gilbert and Debby Mayer.
11 a.m.: Zoom: Lowbrow Mutant Jukebox A mutant, lowbrow juke edition of Zoom! Featuring songs by Harry Pussy, Barry Manilow, Iron Maiden, Plasmatics, Jandek, and all the unintellectual Zoom nonsense you have come to expect! Mix up a cup of store brand instant coffee, toast a few slices of stale Wonder Bread and slather on the red dye #40 strawberry jam! Let's go! Hosted by Tyson Hauf.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show Live from the WGXC Hudson studio. Hosted by Vern Cross, Kamal Johnson and Rainer Blue.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News