Tuesday, March 11, 2014 local almanac
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 52F; low 34F.[/caption]
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 52F; low 34F.[/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: Partly sunny. High near 49. A chance of rain, mainly after 4 a.m. Cloudy. Low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Forecast for the next three days:
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook from Wed., Mar. 12 through Mon., Mar. 17, for the eastern Catskills, the greater Capital Region, Hudson Valley, Greene and Columbia counties. A storm system will impact the region Wednesday, and Wednesday night, bringing rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow, to the area. Rain could be heavy at times, Wednesday. It does not appear that river flooding is likely at this time; however, localized poor drainage flooding is possible. Colder air will work its way into the area Wednesday evening, causing the rain to change to snow, with a period of sleet and/or freezing rain possible Wednesday night.
Wednesday: Rain, mainly after 8 a.m. High near 41. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Wednesday night, rain before 1 a.m., then snow. Low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 26. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Thursday night, partly cloudy. Low around 8.
Friday: Mostly sunny. High near 37. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 28.
Today is the second Tuesday of the month.
WGXC suggests calling ahead to confirm time and location.
CAIRO Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 512 Main Street, Cairo (622-3120).
CHATHAM Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at 488 Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COPAKE Board of Ethics, 7 p.m.; Comprehensive Planning Comm., 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234)
COXSACKIE Town board at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, Reed St., Coxsackie (731-2727).
The day ahead on 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Matthew Shipp Live from Wave Farm in Acra, Tom Roe previews the Matthew Shipp Trio show March 15, 2014 in Troy, NY at The Sanctuary for Independent Media that will also be broadcast and webcast on WGXC and Wave Farm Radio. Tune in to hear new releases from The Matthew Shipp Trio ("Root of Things"), Matthew Shipp and Michael Bisio ("Floating Ice"), and Michael Bisio solo ("Travel Music"). Click on The Sanctuary for Independent Media website for more information about the performance.
1 a.m.: Edward Snowden Edward Snowden speaks about privacy and technology with the ACLU's Ben Wizner and Christopher Soghoian at SXSW Interactive. https://www.aclu.org/
2 a.m.: Framework: Threefer Three episodes of Framework, a show about field recordings, found sounds, and acoustic ecology.
5 a.m.: PCJ Media Network Plus: 20140311 After the weekly presidential radio address, and Republican response, this international radio and media show. The show is produced jointly by PCJ in Taiwan and Canada. Producer/Presenter: Keith Perron.
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 Day nine of the Radio On! Pledge Drive begins. Morning news, music, interviews and features. Hosted by Philip 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 continues with local news, weather, interviews and events.
10 a.m.: Your Friendly Neighborhood Economist: Cheryl K Your Friendly Neighborhood Economist will be live on air for the Radio On! fund drive. Yes, you will be able to call in your questions and see if YFNE can think on his feet! Also, you will be able to contribute your share to keeping this great radio station going! Join Your Friendly Neighborhood Economist and special guest Cheryl K of the Jazz Disturbance.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show Interviews, news, weather, events, music and more. Live from the Hudson studio. Hosted by Mark Chandler Bailey and Gregor Trieste.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News