Wednesday, February 19, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 40F; low 25F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 40F; low 26F.[/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
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Special Weather Statement for the region warning of areas of freezing fog and black ice Wednesday morning. Combinations of melted snow and areas of fog will freeze on untreated sidewalks and roads through the morning, forming areas of black ice. Extra caution is advised while walking and driving. Temperatures are expected to rise at or above freezing by noon.
Also, the National Weather Service's Hazardous Weather Outlook remains in effect Wednesday, for western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont. A period of snow or a rain snow mix could lead to light snowfall accumulations Wednesday afternoon and early evening. However, snowfall amounts should remain below advisory levels.
Today: Snow before 3 p.m., then rain likely. High near 39. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. Tuesday night, scattered rain and snow showers before 8 p.m., then a slight chance of snow showers between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing. Low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: Mostly sunny. High near 44. Thursday night, rain likely, mainly after 1 a.m. Patchy fog after 1 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy. Low around 34.
Friday: Rain before 4 p.m. Patchy fog before 1 p.m. High near 48. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 26.
Saturday: Mostly sunny. High near 46. Saturday night, partly cloudy. Low around 26.
Today is the third Wednesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
CATSKILL at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill.
COLUMBIA COUNTY Human Services meeting at 5 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
GHENT Planning Board session at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature meeting at 6:30 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUDSON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting (tentative) at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
The day ahead on 90.7-FM
12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headlines Radio news about radio waves.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Melting Melting stories from "The Wizard of Oz" and other sources, and melting songs from the Old '97s ("Melt Show"), Siouxise and the Banshees ("Melt!"), Modern English ("I Melt With You"), Gary Numan ("Melt"), Massive Attack ("Black Melt"), Elf Power ("Icy Hands Will Never Melt Away"), XTC ("Melt the Guns"), Rascal Flatts ("I Melt"), and others.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: DJ Topgear Episode 919 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 919.
2 a.m.: Bob's Slacktime Funhouse: Presidents Just in time for the specious holiday of Presidents' Day comes this Lymph Node Institute episode, unheard since 2004! With the second Bush election looming, Doc Ellis and Doktor Bugbladder don protective gear to dissect the historical parade of the temporary occupants of the highest office in the land and lay bare their oily secrets. Framed by the live recording of the Stones at Altamont, the doktors slice away the creature's plastic skin and expose the interweaving complexities of the insidious puppet hand within the system that controls its regularly "elected" manqués. Even the LNI's expertise can't eradicate the blight of our dummycratic setup--but like a physical lymphatic system, they can instruct you as to the truth so that you will be inoculated with the knowledge to armor you against the Slack-sapping works of the Conspiracy! Yes--that's where their name comes from, and that's what they do. And the Lymph Node Institute does it better than anyone else.
3 a.m.: All Mixed Up: Show of Shows Tributes to Sid Caesar, Ralph Waite and Shirley Temple with introductions from Rodney Dangerfield and Maggie Estep. Featuring the voices of Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Larry Gelbart, Sid Caesar, Ralph Waite, Imogene Coca, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rodney Dangerfield, Groucho Marx, Bill Murray, Bob & Ray, Randolph Scott, Ray Bolger and Shirley Temple, this half-hour tribute also includes music from Bernard Herrmann, Kronos Quartet, Max Steiner, Shirley Bassey, Bob Sinclair & Raffaella Carra, The Falls, Keb Mo, Willie Mason and more. Interview with the late Maggie Estep, music from Lou Reed, Garland Jeffreys, Glenn Tilbrook, Diana Dors, Luther & Toby, The Barry Sisters, Van Morrison, Largo, The Everly Brothers, Steve Winwood & Steve Cropper, Dixie Hummingbirds and more.
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Rich Moseson/W2VU From "The RAIN Report," Rich Moseson/W2VU concludes his introduction to CQ Plus. Other radio news about radio waves.
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 Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Hosted by Phil Grant. 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 The Morning Show continues with local news, weather and events.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show Hosted by Mark Bailey, Gregor Trieste and Jack Ross-Pilkington from the Hudson studio.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News