Monday, April 14, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 76F; low 57F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 75F; low 58F.[/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: Partly sunny. High near 76. Monday night, and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4 a.m. Increasing clouds. Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Forecast for the next three days:
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the southern Berkshires and the Catskills, greater Capital Region, Mid-Hudson Valley and southern Taconics, from Tues., Apr. 15 through Sun., Apr. 20. A slow-moving cold front will bring periods of rain, possibly heavy at times on Tuesday. This rain could produce ponding of water on roads, and sharp within bank rises on some streams and rivers. This is based on a forecast of one to two inches of rainfall. If later forecasters project even more rainfall, a flood watch may be issued.
Tuesday: Periods of rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 65. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Tuesday night, rain showers likely before 3 a.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy. Low around 30. Northwest wind around 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday: Sunny. High near 46. Wednesday night, mostly clear. low around 25.
Thursday: Sunny. High near 54. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 32.
Today is the second Monday of the month.
WGXC recommends calling ahead to confirm time and location.
ASHLAND Town Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Main Street, Ashland (734-3636)
CATSKILL Village meeting at 7 p.m. at the Firehouse, 1 Central Ave. (behind Walgreens) (943-3830).
COPAKE Environmental Committee meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
GREENE COUNTY LEGISLATURE holds Buildings & Grounds, Conservation, Public Safety, Highway, Government Operations, and Finance committee meetings at 6 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
HUNTER Village meeting at 8 p.m.
NEW BALTIMORE Town meeting at 7:30 p.m. at 3809 Rt. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671)/
PRATTSVILLE Town meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 14517 Main St., Prattsville (299-3125).
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 live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Petee Pete for Phil 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.
11 a.m.: The Bedazzled Radio Hour: Ted Barron A follow-up to the April 7 interview with Alex Chilton biographer Holly George-Warren. Photographer, record collector, music blogger and Alex Chilton fan Ted Barron will help spin some hits and rarities from Chilton's solo career and share a few stories. Barron's photographic work has been published numerous publcations, including "Rolling Stone," "Spin," and "The Village Voice." He also writes the blog, "Boogie Woogie Flu." Hosted by Spike Priggen.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Feature Story News