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Monday, April 6, 2015 local almanac

Apr 06, 2015 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 62F; low 42F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 61F; low 42F.[/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 slight chance of rain showers, snow showers and sleet before 8 a.m., then a slight chance of rain showers after 4 p.m. Partly sunny. High near 58. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Monday night, a chance of showers, mainly after 10 p.m. Increasing clouds. Low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:
Periods of rain, mainly after 11 a.m. High near 53. Tuesday night, periods of rain. Low around 38.
Wednesday: A chance of rain. Cloudy. High near 47. Wednesday night, a chance of rain. Cloudy. Low around 35.
Thursday: A chance of snow and sleet before 8 a.m., then a chance of rain showers after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 49. Thursday night, showers likely. Cloudy. Low around 36.

Sunrise today: 6:28 a.m.

Sunset today: 7:27 p.m.
Length of the day: 12:58 hrs.

Public meeting
Today is the first Monday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
(All numbers are in the 518 area code unless otherwise noted.)

ANCRAM Conservation Advisory Council, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
ATHENS Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at 2 First Street, Athens (734-3636).
CAIRO Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m.; both at Cairo Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo (622-3120).
CATSKILL Recreation Committee meeting, 7 p.m. at Catskill Town Hall,
439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
CLAVERACK Planning Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Church Street, Mellenville (672-7911).
CLERMONT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1795 Route 9, Clermont (537-6868).
TAGHKANIC Zoning Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Route 82, Taghkanic (851-7638).

The day ahead on WGXC 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 Local news, regional events, weather updates, and more, live from the WGXC Hudson studio. Hosted by Mr. "Peetie 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.
10 a.m.: The Albany Report: Misti Duvall, Elizabeth Moran Fracking waste: Should we be concerned? A look at the use of low-volume fracking waste as a de-icer on roads, and the dumping of out-of-state high-volume fracking waste in New York landfills. Misti Duvall, Staff Attorney with the Watershed Program for Riverkeeper and Elizabeth Moran, Water and Natural Resources Associate of Environmental Advocates of New York will be in the studio to discuss the issue. Moran is the author of “License to Dump,” a report that details how, despite a state ban that does not allow high-volume hydrofracking, New York permits Pennsylvania to dump radioactive fracking waste inside our borders. Call (518) 828-0290 to go on air during the show, or send your comments or questions via email to info@wgxc.org. Or take three minutes and record a question or comment ahead of time at (518) 291-WGXC (9492). Hosted by Cecilia Tkaczyk.
11 a.m.: Zoom Hosted by Tyson Hauf.
6 p.m.: WGXC Evening News