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Friday, December 20, 2013 local almanac

Dec 20, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 42F; low 37F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 41F; low 37F.[/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 light rain before 4 p.m., then a slight chance of light rain after 5 p.m. Cloudy. High near 43. Friday night, a chance of light rain, mainly after 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Low around 36.

Forecast for the next three days:

Saturday: Rain likely, mainly after 4 p.m. Cloudy. High near 50. Saturday night, rain likely. The rain could be heavy at times. Cloudy. Low around 44.
Sunday: Rain likely. The rain could be heavy at times. Cloudy. High near 59. Sunday night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 40.
Monday: Mostly cloudy. High near 44. Monday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 23.

Sunrise today: 7:20 a.m.
Sunset today: 4:26 p.m.

Length of the day: 9:05 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the third Friday of the month.
WGXC is not aware of any regularly scheduled meetings.

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: NSA Surveillance Feature Story News reports on the National Security Agency surveillance program.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Jason Martin Songs and sounds of Troy, NY's Jason Martin.
1 a.m.: Taran's Free Jazz Hour: Blaise Siwula Episode 30 of 2013 of two-hour free jazz show that airs on eight European radio stations and free103point9 Online Radio and WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, in New York, in the United States. Click on title to access the playlist.
3 a.m.: Selected Songs: George Duke From Wikipedia: "George Duke (January 12, 1946 – August 5, 2013) was an American musician, known as a keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer in both jazz and popular mainstream musical genres. He had worked with numerous acclaimed artists as arranger, music director, writer and co-writer, record producer and professor of music. He first made a name for himself with the album The Jean-Luc Ponty Experience with the George Duke Trio. He was known primarily for thirty-odd solo albums as well as for his collaborations with other musicians, particularly Frank Zappa."
5 a.m.: What's the Frequency, Kenneth?: Budget Compromise A federal budget compromise with something to offend everyone, and no extension of jobless benefits. But it did make Speaker Boehner take on his critics in the tea party think tanks. From host Paul Fischer through Pacifica Radio.

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 Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Hosted by Phil Grant. 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 The Morning Show continues with local news, weather and events.
10 a.m.: ¿Qué cocinaré hoy?: Liz Menendez Conversation with Liz Menendez, a masseur and acupuncturist of Cuban descent, commenting on her career path, the benefits of both practices and her Cuban heritage. Plus a story on free vocational education for ESL and GED students from the December edition of "La Voz." In the final segment, a discussion about holiday gift-giving. Why not donate to your charity of choice, instead of buying items that will inevitably be part of next year's yard sale? Hosted by Mariel Fiori and Antonio Flores-Lobos.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show