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Monday, June 1, 2015 local almanac

May 31, 2015 6:00 pm
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 56F; low 48F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 55F; low 49F.[/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 the region. A good soaking of rain is expected all day Mon., June 1, that will result in two to three inches of rainfall across the region. The rain will be beneficial, but could produce some ponding of water in areas of poor drainage and perhaps some urban flooding.

Today: Periods of rain. High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Monday night, rain. Low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:
Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 9 a.m. Cloudy. High near 63. Tuesday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 48.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High near 71. Wednesday night, partly cloudy. low around 51.
Thursday: Mostly sunny. High near 78. Partly cloudy. Low around 57.

Sunrise today: 5:21 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:25 p.m.
Length of the day: 15 hrs.

Public meetings
Today is the first Monday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

ANCRAM Conservation Advisory Council at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
ATHENS Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at 2 First Street, Athens (734-3636).
CAIRO Town Board meeting and public hearing on the Community Development Block Grant application, 6:30 p.m.; both at Cairo Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
CATSKILL Recreation Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Catskill Town Hall,
439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
CLAVERACK Planning Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Church Street, Mellenville (672-7911).
CLERMONT Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1795 Route 9, Clermont (537-6868).
HUDSON Common Council special meeting to consider the police/court building and the solar energy contract, 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
TAGHKANIC Zoning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
6 a.m.: Background Briefing with Ian Masters
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show The WGXC Morning Show is a radio magazine show featuring local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, a rundown of public meetings, local and regional events, with weather updates, and more about and for the community. Broadcast live from the WGXC Hudson Studio. Hosted by Simon Pagnani.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now!
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: The Albany Report: Jasmine Gripper An in-depth exploration of the campaign around the Education Investment Tax Credit, now repackaged by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo as the “Parental Choice in Education Act.” Religious groups think the legislation will save their schools, while public school advocates see it as a “scheme” to provide tax breaks to the wealthy. We will hear more on this issue from Jasmine Gripper, Legislative Coordinator for the Alliance for Quality Education, a union allied, public education advocacy organization. Call (518) 828-0290 to go on air during the show, or send your comments or questions via email to thealbanyreport@gmail.com. Or take three minutes and record a question or comment ahead of time at (518) 291-WGXC (9492). Hosted by Cecilia Tkaczyk.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show The WGXC Afternoon Show features local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, a rundown of local and regional events, weather updates, and more about and for the community. Broadcast live from the WGXC Hudson Studio. Hosted by Kieran Riley.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News