This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.23.17

The calm before, Kimogenor Point Sunday.
The calm before, Kimogenor Point Sunday.

Good Morning!

• We’re in the midst of the wind of a strong nor’easter this morning, but we’re not expecting to see serious rain until this evening. Winds are currently out of the northeast at 28 to 34 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 55, with sustained winds increasing overnight to 33 to 38 miles per hour. We’re expecting between 1 and 2 inches of rain overnight, with rain continuing until around 3 p.m. Tuesday. There’s a coastal flood warning in effect for the southern and eastern bays of Long Island during high tide cycles from 3 to 11 p.m. this evening, with tides expected to be 3 to 4 feet above astronomical high tides.

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

Jan. 23
MTK Hbr: 5:43 a.m., 6:08 p.m.
Orient: 6:44 a.m., 7:09 p.m.
Greenport: 7:12 a.m., 7:37 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 7:07 a.m., 7:32 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 8:34 a.m., 8:59 p.m.
S. JPT: 8:41 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:34 a.m., 3:57 p.m.

Jan. 24
MTK Hbr: 6:28 a.m., 6:52 p.m.
Orient: 7:29 a.m., 7:53 p.m.
Greenport: 7:57 a.m., 8:21 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 7:52 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 9:19 a.m., 9:43 p.m.
S. JPT: 9:26 a.m., 9:50 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:25 a.m., 4:49 p.m.

• The weather will improve throughout the day Tuesday, and an unseasonably warm week lies ahead, with a high of 44 on Tuesday. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 46 and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 47.

• In the midst of a national groundswell of support for women’s rights culminating in Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington, New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele announced last Wednesday that he has voted to pass two pieces of legislation to protect women’s reproductive rights. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The Southold Anti-Bias Task Force, Southold Town and Greenport Village are hosting “Synergy Greenport,” an open and respectful conversation between the Southold Town Police and the community this evening, Jan. 23 from 6 to 7:30 at St. Agnes School. More details are online here.

• Southampton Town will host a community meeting to discuss the results of a survey on the Hampton Bays Business District this Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Hampton Bays Senior Center on Ponquogue Avenue. More details are online here.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your very own copy each week, sign up here.

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

Jan. 23
MTK Hbr: 5:43 a.m., 6:08 p.m.
Orient: 6:44 a.m., 7:09 p.m.
Greenport: 7:12 a.m., 7:37 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 7:07 a.m., 7:32 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 8:34 a.m., 8:59 p.m.
S. JPT: 8:41 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:34 a.m., 3:57 p.m.

Jan. 24
MTK Hbr: 6:28 a.m., 6:52 p.m.
Orient: 7:29 a.m., 7:53 p.m.
Greenport: 7:57 a.m., 8:21 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 7:52 a.m., 8:16 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 9:19 a.m., 9:43 p.m.
S. JPT: 9:26 a.m., 9:50 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:25 a.m., 4:49 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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