This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.29.19

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting a slight chance of snow before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow between 11 a.m. and noon, then a 50 percent chance of rain after noon, with cloudy skies and a high temperature near 41 degrees. Wind chill values will be between 20 and 30 degrees with a southeast wind 7 to 15 miles per hour. We’re expecting rain to turn to snow overnight, with a low around 24. New snow accumulation of less than one inch are possible. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 31 degrees, with scattered snow showers after 4 p.m. Thursday will be mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 18.

• The Peconic Land Trust began work Jan. 28 moving the eighteenth century Lt. Moses Case House to the corner of Hortons Lane and Route 48 in Southold, reestablishing a farmstead on five acres of protected farmland there as part of the Agricultural Center at Charnews Farm, the Land Trust’s North Fork hub for encouraging new farmers. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• The Southold Town Board will discuss emergency shelter operations and volunteers, justice court grants, state cuts in aid to municipalities, the Town Trustees’ 2018 report, helicopter noise and an opioid overdose prevention program at their 9 a.m. work session this morning. The board has a public hearing scheduled on prohibiting parking near the entrance to Founder’s Village on Youngs Avenue at its 4:30 p.m. meeting. The agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The Neo-Political Cowgirls will hold a Think Tank Conversation on “what groups in our community might not have a voice, and how we can all come together for positive local change” this evening, Jan. 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the East Hampton Library. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

• The Riverhead Town Board will be hosting a Community Forum on Downtown Zoning this Thursday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Avenue to discuss downtown building height, scale, and mass & community benefits with the community. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.

• The North Fork Audubon Society and the North Fork Environmental Council are teaming up this Thursday to plan how to reduce single-use plastics on the North Fork, with a public forum at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamesport Meeting House. More details are online here.

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

January 29
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:45 a.m., 5:15 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:53 a.m., 4:23 p.m.
Greenport: 5:22 a.m., 5:52 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:05 a.m., 6:40 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:17 a.m., 5:47 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:44 a.m., 7:14 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:51 a.m., 7:21 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:41 a.m., 3:59 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:50 a.m., 2:08 p.m.

January 30
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:45 a.m., 6:14 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:53 a.m., 5:22 p.m.
Greenport: 6:22 a.m., 6:51 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:04 a.m., 7:39 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:17 a.m., 6:46 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:44 a.m., 8:13 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:51 a.m., 8:20 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:38 a.m., 5 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:47 a.m., 3:09 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

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