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Wednesday, January 15, 2014 local almanac

Jan 15, 2014 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 45F; low 28F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 44F; low 28F.[/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. The threat of black ice continues Wednesday morning. Temperatures have fallen below freezing across the region. This has allowed the wet ground from recent rainfall to freeze on untreated surfaces creating areas of black ice. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while driving, especially when crossing bridges and overpasses and on highway ramps. Pedestrians are urged to use extreme caution while walking, especially on untreated surfaces. Patchy fog, some locally dense, will cause reduced visibility in some areas.

Today: Mostly sunny. High near 47. Wednesday night, a slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10 p.m., then a slight chance of snow showers between 10 p.m. and midnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:
Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers before 1 p.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., then a slight chance of rain showers after 3 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 39. Thursday night, a slight chance of snow showers before 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 26.
Friday: A slight chance of showers after 4 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 41. Friday night, a slight chance of rain and snow showers before 8 p.m., then a chance of snow showers.. Mostly cloudy. Low around 26.
Saturday: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 37. Saturday night, a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 20.

Sunrise today: 7:21 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:49 p.m.

Length of the day: 9:28 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the third Wednesday day of the month.
WGXC recommends 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: Net Neutrality Ruling News on the Jan. 14 Net Neutrality court ruling.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Hang Ups Don't hang up your phone. Operators are standing by. Sounds and songs of hang ups from The Orlons ("Don't Hang Up"), Johnny Wyatt ("Hang Up The Phone"), Jimmy Cliff ("Pack Up Hang Ups"), Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty ("As Soon As I Hang Up The Phone"), Stonewall Jackson ("Can't Hang Up The Phone"), Leroy Dyke ("If A Woman Answers [Hang Up The Phone]"), Guided By Voices ("Hang Up and Try Again"), The Wailers ("Hang Up"), Britney Spears ("Don't Hang Up"), 10cc ("Don't Hang Up"), Tom Brosseau ("Cradle Your Device"), and Herbie Hancock ("Hang Up Your Hang Ups"). Plus, Del Close's "Hang Up" skit, and more.
1 a.m.: Vital Weekly: Marc Behrens Episode 914 of weekly experimental new music show, by folks formerly behind Staalplaat. Click on title for playlist 914.
5 a.m.: Shortwave/Pirates: Dave Porter/K2BPP Dave Porter, K2BPP (SK) concludes talking abt his harrowing experience riding out hurr. Gilbert on Jamaica in 1989.

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.
10 a.m.: @Issue: Dan Almasi, Cortney Lovell First in a series of shows looking at the issues surrounding addiction. The first episode will feature Dan Almasi, Dual Recovery Coordinator for the Columbia County Department of Human Services, and Cortney Lovell of Friends of Recovery New York. Hosted by Victor Mendolia with Debora Gilbert.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show