Sunday, April 7, 2013 local almanac
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Eastern Greene County, Western Columbia County, Eastern Albany County, and Western Rensselear County from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. as wind gusts as high as 50 mph are possible.
Weather right now
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 39F; low 21F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 39F; low 30F.[/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 Acra, in Greene County:
Today: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 9 a.m., then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Winds could gust as high as 49 mph. Sunday night there is a 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11 p.m., with a low around 41.
Forecast for the next two days:
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 61, low around 44. There is a 40 percent chance of showers Monday evening.
Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, otherwise mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
Sunrise today: 6:25 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:28 p.m.
Length of the day: 13 hrs., 2 mins.
Today is the first Sunday of the month, and there are no town meetings.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)
The day ahead on 90.7-FM
9 p.m. – April 6, 2013: 3 a.m.: "Tabs Out Marathon"
Two episodes of the cassette show "Tabs Out." Click on title for playlist.
3 a.m. – 4 a.m.: "IEEE Spectrum: Genome Sequencing"
IEEE Spectrum Magazine's Eliza Strickland takes listeners through her personal journey explaining what genome-sequencing is, and how this technology could shape the future of medical care. From Pacifica Radio.
4 a.m. – 5 a.m.: "Project Censored: National Conference on Media Reform"
Filmmakers Christopher Oscar and Doug Hecker talk about their new documentary about Project Censored, and the film's broader critique of U-S corporate media. Then, three guests call in from the National Conference on Media Reform in Denver: Sara Van Gelder of Yes magazine, independent video journalist Josh Wolf, and Vermont Commons editor Rob Williams. From Pacifica Radio.
5 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.: "Radio Wonderland Rewind"
Sat., April 6, 2013 edition of "Radio Wonderland" by Joshua Fried.
5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m.: "CounterSpin: Tim Shorrock, Lee Fang"
This is the 20th year of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting's media analysis radio show, hosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall, and Peter Hart. This week: Tim Shorrock on North Korea, Lee Fang on State Policy Network.
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.: "The Irish Show"
Hosted by Tony Fallon.