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Friday, February 20, 2015 local almanac

Feb 20, 2015 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 14F; low -7F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 14F; low -6F.[/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 Wind Chill Advisory from the National Weather Service in Albany remains in effect for the WGXC listening area, including the greater Capital Region, Mid-Hudson Valley, the Taconics and Berkshires, until 10 a.m., Fri., Feb. 20. West winds of 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph and temperatures of 1 to 10, will result in wind chill values of 15 to 25 below zero in most areas.

Today: Mostly sunny. High near 12. Wind chill values as low as -21. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around -6. Wind chill values as low as -16.

Forecast for the next three days:
Saturday: Snow likely, mainly after 5 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 26. Wind chill values as low as -21. Saturday night, snow. Low around 24.
Sunday: Snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain and sleet before 1 p.m., then a slight chance of rain showers between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 4 p.m. High near 37. Sunday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 12.
Monday: Partly sunny. High near 13. Monday night, partly cloudy. Low around -5.

Sunrise today: 6:43 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:34 p.m.
Length of the day: 10:51 hrs.

Public meetings
Today is the third Friday of the month.
WGXC is unaware of any recurring public meetings scheduled for today.

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
For WGXC Winter 2015 Pledge Drive: Day 9 WGXC's winter pledge drive began Thu., Feb. 12, and will culminate in a celebration of the station's four years of diverse voices and adventurous sounds on the the FM dial, Feb. 28. Tune in throughout the drive for a full slate of remote broadcasts, and turn out for special events in Greene and Columbia counties.

1 a.m.: Taran's Free Jazz Hour: Ofir Klemperer 

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 Acra studio at the Wave Farm Study Center in Greene Co. Hosted by Tom Roe.
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.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Live from the Cairo Library A special pledge-drive edition live from Cairo Public Library in Cairo, NY. Hosted Mark Bailey and Gregor Trieste.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News One-hour For WGXC! Pledge Drive edition. Live from the Cairo Public Library.
7 p.m.: WGXC Cairo Library Open Mic Lend your voice to an open mic at the Cairo Library, broadcast live on WGXC 90.7-FM. Come out and share your spoken word, music, comedy, and more. Sign-up to participate in-person at the Cairo Library, by phone at 518-622-9864, or by emailing info@wgxc.org. All ages are welcome to participate. Winning performances will be featured in a special Radio Camp broadcast on Saturday, Feb. 21, 3:30 p.m.