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Wednesday, June 26, 2013 local almanac

Jun 26, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 88F; low 66F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 86F; low 63F.[/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:

A Hazardous Weather Outlook remains in effect Wednesday, for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, the greater Capital Region, eastern Catskills, and Mid-Hudson Valley through Tues., July 2. There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon into early this evening. Some of the thunderstorms could produce damaging winds of 58 mph or greater and/or large hail, one inch in diameter or greater. Frequent lightning and very heavy railfall is also possible. The thunderstorms will move east to southeast at 30 to 35 mph. The locally heavy rainfall from the thunderstorms could produce ponding of water on roadways and poor drainage flooding of low lying areas. Flood advisories may be necessary with some of the thunderstorms.

Today: Isolated showers, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 9 a.m. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy. High near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Wednesday night, scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10 p.m. Some of storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 2 a.m. Otherwise, partly cloudy. Low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:

Thursday: Patchy fog before 8 a.m. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms between noon and 1 p.m., then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1 p.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Otherwise, mostly cloudy. High near 82. Rain and possibly a thunderstorm, Thursday night. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 67.
Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy. High near 82. Friday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 65.
Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. High near 81. Saturday night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 67.

Sunrise today: 5:21 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:36 p.m.

Length of the day: 15:14 hrs.

Town meetings

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

ATHENS Village meeting at 7 p.m. at Community Center, 2 First St., Athens (945-1551).
CAIRO Town Board meeting at Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Public Works Committee meeting at 6 p.m., 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
HUDSON Development Corporation Board meeting (tentative) at 2 p.m., at 1 North Front St., Hudson (751-1044). Common Council Legal Committee meeting at 6:15 p.m., City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
KINDERHOOK Historical Committee meeting at 7 p.m., Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Surveillance Two reports from "Free Speech Radio News": "Scheduled destruction of surveillance files delayed in Georgia; Two Senators call on NSA chief to correct "inaccurate" public statement."
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Call-In Collage Live call-in collage. Call in 518-622-2598 and have your say, or Skype "free103point9," and say whatever, request whatever, your wishes will be answered on the radio.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Ikue Mori Episode 887 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click here for playlist 887.
3 a.m.: Selected Songs: Merzbow
Japanese noise artist Merzbow is featured, including a collaboration with Carlos Giffoni.
4 a.m.: Bob's Slacktime Funhouse: Apocalypse It's that time of year again, seekers--when we indulge ourselves of the masturbatory delights of envisioning total global annihilation! After surging through the gate so many times in the past, I felt burned out to the point that until yesterday, I was afraid this show was going to collapse like a shit soufflé...but suddenly it began to jell to a frightening consistency into a complete hellshow of appropriately apocalyptic proportions!
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Not the Last Telegram Shortwave news, including a report debunking the myth that the final telegram in the world will be sent in July in India. Plus "The RAIN Report," with Hap Holly, KC9RP, reporting from Chicago: "AMSAT-NA Pres. Barry Baines/WD4ASW discusses today's challenges facing the Radio Amateur Satellite Corp." No "PiratesWeek" this week as host Ragnar Daneskjold is on summer holiday.

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.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News