• We’re expecting a chance of drizzle before 1 p.m., then rain this afternoon and evening, with a high near 42 degrees and a calm wind becoming east around 6 miles per hour in the morning. We’re expecting rain and patchy fog tonight, with a steady temperature around 41. Rain is likely before noon Wednesday, tapering off between noon and 3 p.m., with a high near 44 degrees. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 46.
• The North Fork Audubon Society’s Tuesdays with Tom will be participating today in the New York State Waterfowl Census. Meet Tom at the Red House at Inlet Pond County Park in Greenport at 8 a.m. for a trip through Orient and Greenport to participate in this annual count. More details are online here. [Free]
• The Southold Town Board will discuss a socio-economic study of the East End fishing industry, a presentation on the town’s website and compost pricing at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. There are three public hearings scheduled for their 7:30 p.m. regular meeting: one prohibiting permanent dumpsters in front or side yards of residential properties, one on changes to the definition of demolition in the town code and one on a CPF open space acquisition of 1.97 acres on Hortons Lane across from McCabes Beach for $30,000. The full agenda for both meetings is online here.
• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss bids, proposed legislation for a home energy rating system, proposed changes to the filming permit code and proposed permit parking only on Landing Lane on Accabonac Harbor in Springs at their 10 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
• The Shelter Island Town Board will discuss a Clean Energy Community initiative, parking permits, Congdon’s Creek Dock and parking permits at their 1 p.m. work session this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.
• Southampton Town has announced that a community meeting to discuss the results of a survey on the Hampton Bays Business District will be held next Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Hampton Bays Senior Center on Ponquogue Avenue.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
MTK Hbr: 12:11 a.m., 12:32 p.m.
Orient: 1:12 a.m., 1:33 p.m.
Greenport: 1:40 a.m., 2:01 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 1:35 a.m., 1:56 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 3:02 a.m., 3:23 p.m.
S. JPT: 3:09 a.m., 3:30 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:45 a.m., 11:24 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 1:05 a.m., 1:26 p.m.
Orient: 2:06 a.m., 2:27 p.m.
Greenport: 2:34 a.m., 2:55 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 2:29 a.m., 2:50 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 3:56 a.m., 4:17 p.m.
S. JPT: 4:03 a.m., 4:24 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:33 a.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.