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Monday, February 11, 2013 local almanac

Feb 11, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 39F; low 19F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 43F; low 21F.[/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 Winter Weather Advisory from 4 a.m. to noon, Monday, for freezing rain, snow and sleet.

Today: Snow and sleet, possibly mixed with freezing rain before 10 a.m., then rain. High near 43. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. A chance of rain and snow showers overnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 31. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Forecast for the next three days:

Tuesday: Partly sunny. High near 44. Tuesday night, partly cloudy. Low around 23.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny. High near 38. Partly cloudy overnight. Low around 24.
Thursday: Partly sunny. High near 40. Mostly cloudy. Low around 26.

Sunrise today: 6:56 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:24 p.m.

Length of the day: 10:28 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the second Monday of the month.
WGXC suggests you call 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).
HUDSON Informal meeting of Common Council at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson (828-1030).
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

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

12:02 a.m. Radio Stew: Raymond Scott and the Tree Frog Collage of field recordings of a Jamaican tree frog and Raymond Scott's "Lullaby" are tuned in after the radio news.
1 a.m. Vital Weekly: 20130211 Tracklist/timelist for Vital Weekly 868, a weekly experimental new music show, formerly by folks behind Staalplaat
2 a.m.: Radio Radio: Sianed Jones & cris cheek Episode of "Radio Radio" from Ubuweb.Sianed Jones & cris cheek are poets, musicians and multi-media artists who have collaborated on the Slant series of CDs and performances. For "Radio Radio" they present and discuss several versions of their book/CD/performance project Navigations in Sound and discuss how in-situ studies of ethnopoetics have contributed to their own performance styles. "Radio Radio" is a sixteen-part series of forty-five minute broadcasts hosted by Martin Spinelli which asks an honest question: Is there really a place on radio for experimentation?
3 a.m.: Some Assembly Required: Emergency Broadcast Network Episode 169 of mash-up show. Featuring work by Animals Within Animals, BRATmix, Daniel Steven Crafts, DJ Danger Mouse, Emergency Broadcast Network, Furious, Go Home Productions, Doug Kahn, Christian Marclay/Otomo Yoshide, Negativland, Party Ben and Carl Stone.
4 a.m.: Radio Stew: Slow Ride Slowed-down songs are featured. Rebroadcast from Jan. 15, 2013.
5 a.m.: PCJ Media Media Network Plus: Weekly show about the media.
5:30 a.m.: Radia: Lisbon Concert "Radia" show 410 for percussion on 24 tuned suspended mirrors, recorded voice, alto saxophone, cello, cymbals and electronics. Radia is an international network of radio stations interested in new and forgotten ways of making radio art. Each week a different station takes a turn creating a show for all the others. This episode: A series of letters that come from a far away place and time. The narrator describes his research voyage on a planet with strange geological formations: The Cones. Alone, he writes this letters to W and keeps us aware of his mental deflections induced by the odd landscape. Using parts of this text PARQUE presented a concert-installation at Culturgest, Lisbon in 2008. Nuno Torres: alto saxophone; Ricardo Jacinto: cello and percussion; Nuno Morão: percussion/melodica; João Pinheiro: percussion/vibraphone; Dino Récio: percussion; André Sier: electronics; Murray Todd: voice. Text (Excerpts from “The Left Hand”, 2006) by Hugo Brito. Recording: Pedro Magalhães. Mixing: Pedro Magalhães and Ricardo Jacinto (Golden Poney Studios). Mastering: Rafael Toral. Radio Zero coordination: Paulo Raposo.

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, with host Philip Grant.
11 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News