Tuesday, February 17, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 23F; low -3F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 22F; low -2F.[/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:
Today: A chance of snow, mainly before 9 a.m. Cloudy. High near 20. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Tuesday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 3.
Forecast for the next three days:
Wednesday: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 1 p.m. Cloudy. High near 24. Wednesday night, a chance of snow showers, mainly before midnight. Cloudy. Low around 8. Wind chill values as low as -3.
Thursday: A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 13. Thursday night, mostly cloudy. Low around -6.
Friday: Sunny. High near 11. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around -7.
Sunrise today: 6:47 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:30 p.m.
Length of the day: 10:43 hrs.
Today is the third Tuesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Health and Medical Services Committee meeting, 4 p.m. at 401 State St., Hudson (828-1527).
DURHAM Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-8260).
GREENE COUNTY Legislature Economic Development and Tourism, Government Operations and Finance committees, plus party caucuses, 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HILLSDALE Town Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall on Main Street, Hillsdale (325-5073).
HUDSON Common Council Finance Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m.; Formal Common Council meeting, 7 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
HUNTER Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5748 Route 23A, Tannersville (589-6150).
LEXINGTON Town Board meeting, 7 p.m., at Municipal Building, 3542 Route 42, Lexington, (986-6303).
PHILMONT Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m., Philmont Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
TAGHKANIC Planning Board workshop meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, Route 82, West Taghkanic (851-7638).
WGXC Fundraising Advisory Committee, 6 p.m. at the WGXC Hudson studio, 704 Columbia St., Hudson (697-7400). This group provides leadership with respect to fundraising events and major donor gifts for WGXC 90.7-FM.
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
For WGXC Winter 2015 Pledge Drive: Day 6 WGXC's winter pledge drive began Thu., Feb. 12, and will culminate in a celebration of the station's four years of diverse voices and adventurous sounds on the the FM dial, Feb. 28. Tune in throughout the drive for a full slate of remote broadcasts, and turn out for special events in Greene and Columbia counties.
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 Local news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the WGXC Hudson studio. Hosted by "Mr. Petee Pete" Lievense.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. National, daily, independent, award-winning news program providing audiences with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S. corporate-sponsored media.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
3 p.m.: Super Radio Maniac Fun: Special Full Hour For WGXC! Pledge Drive Edition Hosted by Loretta Salzberg with Karen Schoemer.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News One-hour For WGXC! Pledge Drive edition. Live from the WGXC Acra studio at the Wave Farm Study Center in Greene Co.