This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.21.21

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting increasing clouds today, with a high temperature near 41 degrees but wind chill values between 10 and 20, with a southwest wind 9 to 16 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 30. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 42 and Saturday will be sunny and breezy, with a high near 32.

Suffolk County reported 1,224 new cases of Covid-19 in the 24 hours ending Wednesday, with 7.9 percent of people tested testing positive. There are currently 863 people hospitalized with the virus in Suffolk County, with 134 of them in ICU and 19 percent of county hospital beds available. The county reported 21 new fatalities, bringing the death toll here to 2,624 people.

• The Southampton Town Board will discuss a code amendment regarding multifamily planned residential development districts and overview software being used in its Land Management department at its 10 a.m. meeting this morning. Here’s the agenda.

• The East Hampton Town Board has several Community Preservation Fund measures on the agenda for its 11 a.m. regular meeting this morning. Here’s the agenda.

• There are two East End blood drives being held tomorrow from noon to 6 p.m., at the Greenport American Legion at 102 3rd Street in Greenport, and at Suite 301 at the Tanger Outlets in Riverhead. Here’s how to sign up.

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

January 21
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:02 a.m., 4:25 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:10 a.m., 3:33 p.m.
Greenport: 4:39 a.m., 5:02 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:13 a.m., 5:47 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:34 a.m., 4:57 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:01 a.m., 6:24 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:08 a.m., 6:31 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:51 a.m., 3:08 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1 a.m., 1:17 p.m.

January 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 5 a.m., 5:24 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:08 a.m., 4:32 p.m.
Greenport: 5:37 a.m., 6:01 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:07 a.m., 6:43 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:32 a.m., 5:56 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:59 a.m., 7:23 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:06 a.m., 7:30 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:38 a.m., 4:01 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:47 a.m., 2:10 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at editor@eastendbeacon.com

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