Tuesday, April 21, 2015 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 62F; low 38F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 62F; low 39F.[/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 showers, mainly before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny. High near 63. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Tuesday night, a slight chance of showers after midnight. Partly cloudy. Low around 39. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Wednesday: Showers likely, mainly after 2 p.m. Increasing clouds. High near 58. Wednesday night, a chance of showers, mainly before 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 37.
Thursday: A slight chance of showers after 2 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 52. Thursday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 34.
Friday: Partly sunny. High near 52. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 34.
Sunset today: 7:43 p.m.
Length of the day: 13:39 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 County Government Committee meeting, 5 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 Planning Board special meeting to vote on the site plan for 78 Green St., 4 p.m.; 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).
The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
5:05 a.m.: The RAIN Report: Leo Meyerson Hap Holly, KC9RP, produces this 10 to 15-minute weekly amateur radio program, featuring timely interviews, occasional thought-provoking commentaries from other hams, excerpts from Hamvention Forums, and other items of general interest to the ham radio community at large. This week: "Leo Meyerson/W0GFQ was a true radio pioneer."
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: Jeff French Jeff French, General Chairman of Sean’s Run Weekend, will discuss the 14th edition of the event, which kicks off in Chatham, Sat., Apr. 25. The WGXC Morning Show is a radio magazine show featuring local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, a rundown of public meetings, local and regional events, with weather updates, and more about and for the community. Broadcast live from the WGXC Hudson studio. Hosted by Laura Reed.
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.
10 a.m.: Music Maestro Hour: Earth, Wind and Fire Earth, Wind and Fire recorded live in concert for the hour. Founded in 1971, EWF is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin, African and gospel. Hosted by James White.
12:05 p.m.: The Irish Show Rewind: 20150421 Rebroadcast of The Irish Show from Sun., Apr. 19, 2015. Recorded live at the WGXC Acra Studio at the Wave Farm Study Center in Greene Co. Hosted by Tony Fallon.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News