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Thursday, September 11, 2014 local almanac

Sep 11, 2014 12:15 am
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[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 80F; low 49F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 80F; low 50F.[/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 in Albany has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the Mid-Hudson Valley, southern Berkshires, Catskills and Taconics of east central New York. There is a chance of mainly non-severe thunderstorms Thurs., Sept. 11. Any thunderstorm that does form will move west to east around 35 mph.

Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 4 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m. Cloudy. High near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Thursday night, a chance of showers, mainly before 10 p.m. Partly cloudy. Low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:
Friday: Sunny. High near 69. Friday night, partly cloudy. Low around 47.
Saturday: A chance of showers, mainly after 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 67. Saturday night, a chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 50.
Sunday: Mostly sunny. High near 69. Sunday night, mostly clear. Low around 47.

Sunrise today: 6:32 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:11 p.m.
Length of the day: 12:39 hrs.

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

CAIRO-DURHAM Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria, 1301 Route 145, Cairo (622-8543).
Village Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 77 Main Street, Chatham (392-5821).
CLAVERACK Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 91 Church St., Mellenville (672-7911).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Pine Haven Subcommittee, 5:30 p.m. at 401 State St., Hudson (828-1527).
COPAKE Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mountainview Road, Copake (329-1234).
GALLATIN Town Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 667 Route 7, Ancram (398-7519).
GREENE COUNTY Finance & Audit Committee meeting, 5 p.m. at County Building, 411 Main St., Catskill (719-3270).
GREENVILLE Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. in the middle/high school library, Route 81, Greenville (966-5070).
KINDERHOOK Planning Board Workshop meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 4 Church St, Niverville (784-2233).
LIVINGSTON Town board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 119 County Route 19.
NEW BALTIMORE Planning Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 3809 Co. Rte. 51, Hannacroix (756-6671).
PHILMONT Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
STUYVESANT Town Board meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).
TANNERSVILLE Village trustees meet at 7 p.m. in their Village Hall on Route 23A.
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).
WINDHAM-ASHLAND-JEWETT Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m. in school library, 5411 St. Rte. 23, Windham (734-3400).

The day ahead on WGXC 90.7-FM
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: 9/11 Lots of sounds and remembrances of Sept. 11, 2001. Including "WTC 9/11, a composition by Steve Reich for string quartet written in 2009–2010 which premiered on March 19, 2011 at Duke University. The piece was written for the Kronos Quartet, who performed the premiere, and was co-commissioned by Barbican Centre, Carnegie Hall, Duke University, the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County, the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. The piece draws inspiration from the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Other 9/11 recordings are considered.

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, events, music and more. Hosted by "Petee Pete" Lievense.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues.
10 a.m.: The Michael Slate Show
11 a.m.: Juke in the Back
3 p.m.: Radio Theatre: Where is the Watum? Originally broadcast on KChung Radio, Los Angeles, in May 2013, a story about a treasure lost to time. An exploration of behavioral heuristics (based loosely on a board game my little brother made when he was in fifth grade). Thanks to: the voices of Mireya Lucio, Danielle Dean, Ian Page, Linette Park, and Manuel Schwartzburg. the sounds of suonho, ERH, Gunter Schlienz, and AMBIGUOUS CUBE, kchungradio.org. Written, recorded, and mixed by Ambigous Cube. Plus, a bonus track, Gregory Whitehead's "Needle Drop."
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show: Mark Prezorski, Galen Joseph-Hunter, Brandon Stosuy, Zach Gross Mark Prezorski, Landscape Curator of the Olana State Historic Site and Wave Farm Executive Director Galen Joseph-Hunter will discuss Groundswell, an exhibition of site-specific performances and works in sound, installation, broadcast, and movement to be held Sat., Sept. 13, 2014. Brandon Stosuy, senior editor at Pitchfork magazine and co-producer of Soundscape will discuss the two-day musical event to be held at Basilica Hudson. And photographer Zach Gross will discuss an exhibition of his work set to open at the Hudson Opera House. Plus, news, weather, events, music and more. Hosted by Tom DePietro.
6 p.m.: Feature Story News
9:30 p.m.: 69: Michael Chapman Ladies and Gentlemen! Please join the Magic Stranger for an evening of music by British recording artist Michael Chapman. Chapman will perform at Soundscape at Basilica Hudson 7:30 p.m., Fri., Sept. 12. Chapman has been releasing folk, blues, and rock tunes since, yes, 1969. He came on the scene in 1967 and has since released at least 29 studio albums. In 2011 and 2012 he released two experimental ambient acid folk psych records not unlike John Fahey's later efforts.