Thursday, July 3, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 85F; low 64F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 84F; low 65F.[/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 Flash Flood Watch from noon Thurs., July 3 through midnight, Fri., July 4, for portions of western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont, including Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Ulster, and Schoharie counties. The combination of saturated ground, combined with more likely heavy rainfall from thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening could produce rapid water rises resulting in flooding. If flash flooding occurs, act quickly. Move to higher ground at once. Get away from places subject to rapid flooding, such as dry creek beds or places along streams.
Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1 p.m. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy. High near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Thursday night, showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 1 a.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday (Independence Day): A chance of showers, mainly before 11 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. High near 78. Friday night, mostly clear. Low around 53.
Saturday: Sunny. High near 83. Saturday night, mostly clear. Low around 53.
Sunday: Sunny. High near 85. Sunday night, partly cloudy. Low around 63.
Today is the first Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
ANCRAM Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
AUSTERLITZ Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
COPAKE Planning Board meets at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GHENT Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12 a.m. (midnight): Keir Neuringer, Nathan McLaughlin, Saviour Self Rebroadcast of July 2 performance at the Spotty Dog in Hudson.
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 News, weather, events, music and more.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: We the People: 20140703 Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20140703 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound, with Your Host. We will begin with Zoviet France and conclude with Warpaint. Full playlist found at www.facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC.
2 p.m.: The Art of the Hudson Valley: Marie Cole, Dea Archbold Interview with Germantown artists Marie Cole and Dea Archbold. Both will be participating in a group show entitled "Celebrating Summer" in the ARTspace gallery in Germantown July 5th - July 20, 2014. Hosted by Chad Weckler.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: The Bat, Part 2 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. Written by Avery Hopwood and Mary Roberts Rhinehart and adapted for radio by Heather Elliott. Rhinehart was one of the authors of the cozy school of mysteries starting in the early 20th century. Before she wrote cozies she wrote mystery melodramas like the Circular Staircase and The Bat. The Bat features an old Dark house with a mysterious villain on the loose known as the Bat. Solving the problem of the Bat is a Spinster and her niece and host of quirky characters. Produced by Joseph C McGuire. Edited by Jay Charles. Performers: The Skagit Radio Repertory Company. Made with a grant from the Corporation For Public Broadcasting.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News