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Friday, May 10, 2013 local almanac

May 10, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 81F; low 55F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 82F; low 57F.[/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 Special Weather Statement for this morning. Patchy dense fog will reduce visibility to one-quarter mile or less in spots. Drivers should be prepared for sudden reductions in visibility. Leave extra time to reach your destination. Slow down and use low beam headlights or fog lamps. The fog should burn off by 9 a.m. this morning.
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for northwestern Connecticut, western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont for today and tonight. There is a chance of thunderstorms this evening and tonight. There is also a chance of thunderstorms Saturday. Widespread frost and freeze conditions are possible Monday night in those areas where the growing season has begun.

Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 79. Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10 p.m. Cloudy. Low around 58.

Forecast for the next three days:

Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy. High near 74. Showers likely, mainly before 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 50.
Sunday: Partly sunny. High near 67. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 41.
Monday: Partly sunny. High near 59. Monday night, partly cloudy. Low around 33.

Sunrise today: 5:38 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:05 p.m.

Length of the day: 14:26 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the second Friday of the month.
(WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.)

HUDSON Historic Preservation Commission (tentative) at 10 a.m., 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headlines Radio and media headlines.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: The Bridge Germantown-based jazz legend Sonny Rollins was on the May 5, 2013 episode of "The Simpsons." Tune in that performance, plus versions of Rollins' ode to the Williamsburg Bridge, "The Bridge," and other recordings from the Williamsburg Bridge and other bridges.
1 a.m.: Selected Songs: Sonny Rollins Germantown free jazzman Sonny Rollins is featured.
3 a.m.: Scanner Radio Works Two hours of radio works from British artist Scanner, prepared by the artist for free103point9.
5 a.m. Glenn Hauser's World of Radio: 20130510 Last week's episode was delayed, and we are airing it here.

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. Call in with your views 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.
10 a.m.: ¿Qué cocinaré hoy?: Mother's Day Special Journalists Mariel Fiori and Antonio Flores Lobos present a Mothers' Day special, with all of the show's music devoted to mothers' topics. They also talk about some of the 300 amendments being discussed in Congress to the immigration reform bill passed by the gang of 8 senators, Disney's idea to trademark "Dia de Muertos", the corruption scandals at the NYS senate and Cincinnati kidnapper.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
7 p.m.: Guest DJ: Ken Landin and Billy Lester Hudson Valley Tap Show host Ken Landin with the assistance of Billy Lester DJ's progressive rock for this week's Guest DJ.