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Thursday, December 20, 2012 local almanac

Dec 20, 2012 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 41F; low 34F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 39F; low 36F.[/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 has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook. A potent storm system is expected to impact the area tonight significant rainfall may occur, from the Capital Region southward. The potential for some river flooding and tidal issues along the Hudson will be closely monitored. Strong southeast winds may also develop, especially in areas where channeling occurs.

Today: Mostly sunny. High near 41. Tonight rain, mainly after 1 a.m. Low around 36. Southeast gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.

The outlook for the next three days:

Friday: Rain likely, mainly before 10 a.m., then a chance of drizzle High near 41. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. Rain into the evening, turning to snow overnight. Cloudy. Low around 31.
Saturday: Scattered rain and snow showers. Cloudy. High near 42. Increasing winds through the day; could gust as high as 29 mph. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 25.
Sunday: Party sunny. High near 37. Partly cloudy overnight. Low around 23.

Sunrise today: 7:20 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:27 p.m.

Length of the day: 9 hrs., 7 min.

Town meetings

Today is the third Thursday of the month.
(WGXC recommends you call ahead to confirm time and location.)

ANCRAM Board meeting at 7 p.m. in Town Hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. Town Hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Safety Committee meeting at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
COPAKE Comprehensive Planning Committee meeting at 7:30 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town board meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham.
GHENT Town Board meeting at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644)
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Works Committee at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
Police Committee at 5 p.m.; Economic Development Committee meeting starts at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
Historical Committee meeting at 7 p.m., Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Call in with your views at 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, events, music and more. Philip Grant, host.
11 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
2 p.m.: Between the Lines: Stanley Crouch Famous jazz critic, musician, writer and columnist Stanley Crouch discusses trends in jazz today, his long-awaited biography of Charlie Parker and what he is currently listening to. When Crouch visited Tannersville in June in his role as adviser to the Catskill Jazz Factory, the wide-ranging interview he gave to WGXC did not air. Here, finally, is the unexpurgated version.
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Christmas Carols "A Christmas Carol" with Laurence Olivier on LP put out by Pepsi. Plus Spike Jones and His City Slickers with "Jingle Bells."
3:30 p.m.: Kids Brain Live from the Catskill Community Center. Hosted by Matt Bua and Sam Sebren.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News