• Today will be sunny, with a high near 24 degrees but wind chill values between -5 and 5, with a northwest wind 14 to 17 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 12 but wind chill values between zero and 5. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 31 but wind chill values between 15 and 25. There’s a 60 percent chance of snow, with a high near 32 degrees and new snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
• Riverhead Town inaugurated its first female supervisor, Laura Jens-Smith, in a boisterous ceremony at Pulaski Street School New Year’s Day. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
Government offices get back to work across the East End today:
• The East Hampton Town Board will hold its annual organizational meeting this morning at 10 a.m.
• The Riverhead Town Board will hold a work session this morning at 10 a.m.
• The Southold Town Board is slated to hold a work session this morning at 9 a.m., its organizational meeting this morning at 11 a.m., a public swearing in ceremony of this year’s elected officials at 2 p.m. and its regular town board meeting at 4:30 p.m. at town hall. There are no public hearings scheduled for the 4:30 p.m. meeting. The full agenda for the work session and regular meeting are online here.
• The Shelter Island Town Board will hold its annual organizational meeting this afternoon at town hall at 1 p.m.
The high tides on the East End for today are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:27 a.m., 9:54 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:35 a.m., 9:02 p.m.
Greenport: 10:04 a.m., 10:31 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:02 a.m., 11:37 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:59 a.m., 10:26 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:26 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:33 a.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:52 a.m., 7:26 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.