Monday, September 1, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 85F; low 65F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 84F; 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 issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for east central New York, western Massachusetts and northwestern Connecticut for Mon., Sept. 1. There is a slight chance of non-severe thunderstorms in and around, and south of the Capital Region.
Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Patchy fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy. High near 86. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Monday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 67.
Forecast for the next three days:
Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny. High near 87. Tuesday night, scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 66.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High near 82. Wednesday night, clear. Low around 57.
Thursday: Sunny. High near 85. Thursday night, mostly clear. Low around 60.
Labor Day observed.
All non-essential federal, state, county and local municipalities are closed. Post offices, banks and schools are also closed today.
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
1 a.m.: Symposium: M. Rakatansky's My Favorite Favorite Things Mark Rakatansky speaks about the sound investigation behind his essay “John Coltrane’s Sample and Scratch,” included in his book Tectonic Acts of Desire and Doubt (Architectural Association, 2012). Presented at Künstlerhaus Stuttgart in 2002, Rakatansky’s My Favorite FavoriteThings is an example of theory in action—a sound experiment revealing John Coltrane’s parametrical methods of composition, and the author’s unique approach to design, scholarship, and art. This special issue of Symposium marks the world premiere of Rakatansky’s My Favorite FavoriteThings on radio.
2 a.m.: Groundswell Preview Tune in to hear this year's Groundswell artists talk about their installations and performances taking place at Olana Historic Site on Saturday Septkember 13, 2014. With Kenseth Armstead, Man Forever, Jane Carver, Steve Bull, William Basinki, and Michael Garofalo, Laura Ortman, Bryan Zimmerman. Back by popular demand, but with an entirely fresh roster of artists, Groundswell 2014 is an event not to be missed. Tickets and more information are available here. This broadcast from "Saturday Afternoon Show" Aug. 30, 2014.
5 a.m.: This Week in Radio News: 20140901 Catskill Library Director Sue Ray and Children's Librarian Jesse O'Dunne talk about programs at the Catskill library, it's history, and upcoming addition of the WGXC Satellite studio to the Carnegie Room. Interviewed by Peter Krug and Jill Sutton. Plus other media and radio news.
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 Hosted by "Petee Pete" Lievense. News, events, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson studio.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
12 p.m. (noon): Monday Musical Matinee: Andrew Appel Andrew Appel, harpsichordist and director of the Four Nations Ensemble, will join host Sheri Bauer-Mayorga in the Hudson studio.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News