Thursday, May 1, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 74F; low 42F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 74F; low 43F.[/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 Hazardous Weather Outlook for western Massachusetts, east central New York and southern Vermont for Thursday. Isolated, non-severe thunderstorms are expected throughout the day.
Today: Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 11 a.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. High near 72. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Thursday night, isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7 p.m., then isolated showers between 7 p.m. and midnight. Partly cloudy. Low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Scattered showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny. High near 66. Friday night, scattered showers, mainly before 7pm. Friday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 41.
Saturday: Isolated showers between 9 a.m. and noon, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny. High near 67. Saturday night, scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 44.
Sunday: A chance of showers. Partly sunny. High near 62. Sunday night, a chance of showers. Partly cloudy. Low around 43.
Sunrise today: 5:49 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:55 p.m.
Length of the day: 14:05 hrs.
Today is the first Thursday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
ANCRAM Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
AUSTERLITZ Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, 812 Route 203, Spencertown (392-3260).
COPAKE Planning Board meets at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GHENT Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644).
KINDERHOOK Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
The day ahead on 90.7-FM
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 News, weather, events and music. Hosted by Noah Reibel, in for Philip Grant. Call in to have your say: (518) 828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m. WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, weather, interviews and events.
10 a.m.: We the People: Ed Moore, Will Pflaum Hudson Police Chief Ed Moore will discuss the recent meeting of the Common Council Police Committee. Stuyvesant resident Will Pflaum will also be in the studio to discuss the investigation into the billing practices of a former Assistant Columbia County Attorney and his ongoing effort to acquire records from Columbia County through a series of Freedom of Information Law requests. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
11 a.m.: One Size Fits All: 20140501 An hour-long investigation into the idea of amplified sound, beginning with Burning Spear and concluding with the Scott Amendola/Ben Goldberg/Devin Hoff trio, with Your Host. Playlist at www.facebook.com/OneSizeWGXC.
2 p.m.: The Art of the Hudson Valley: Denise Alper, Eart Gifford, Linda Spokane, Sheena Salvino Discussion of the integration of arts programming with the aging with LeadingAgeNY Executive Vice President Denise Alper, Member Specialist Earl Gifford, and Vice President for Research and Analytics Linda Spokane, recorded Fri., Apr. 25 in Latham, N.Y. Plus, an in-studio conversation with Sheena Salvino, Executive Director of the Hudson Development Corporation about the fourth volume of the Hudson walking guide, pedestrian scaled signage and kiosks, marketable icons and the development of a mobile application. Hosted by Chad Weckler.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: The Mysterious Madam Sara The Mysterious Madam Sara, Rise of the Wicked Woman. An anthology series of dramas and comedies for radio. Each week a program will be made up of one radio play. Produced at KSVR Studios at the radio station KSVR-FM in Mount Vernon, Washington. The actors are from the Skagit Radio Repertory Company. The producer is Joseph C McGuire. Based on stories written by L.T. Meade and Robert Eustace; Adapted for radio be Heather Elliott Madam Sara is a mysterious woman who is out to steal the wealth of upper class America in the 1930's. She uses secret and dark technology to pretend to be a modern day Sorceress. Produced by Joseph C McGuire. Edited by Jay Charles. Performers: The Skagit Radio Repertory Company. Made with a grant from the Corporation For Public Broadcasting. From Pacifica Radio.
3:30 p.m.: Kids Brain Radio Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren. Live from the Catskill Community Center.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News