We’re expecting showers to taper off before 9 a.m. today, with the temperature falling to around 64 degrees by 5 p.m., with a northwest wind 15 to 24 miles per hour, gusting as high as 47 miles per hour. We are under a wind advisory until noon and under a flood advisory until 8 p.m. as the remnants of Hurricane Michael make their way over the East End. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 42 and a northwest wind 7 to 11 miles per hour. We’re expecting showers early Saturday, with skies gradually clearing and a high near 58 degrees. Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 61 degrees.
• Members of the North Fork Writers Group will read from the second edition of their “Seven Voices” this evening at 6 p.m. at Diliberto Winery at 250 Manor Lane in Jamesport. Here are some details on their work. [Free]
• Dr. Bill White will give a North Fork Audubon Society lecture on the wildlife of Madagascar this evening at 7 p.m. at Peconic Landing in Greenport. All are welcome to attend. [Free]
• The award-winning, international touring and recording duo of flutist Michelle LaPorte and guitarist Gerry Saulter will give an intimate performance inside Custer Observatory’s 22-foot observation dome in Southold on Saturday evening at 5 p.m., followed by stargazing later in the evening. [$15-$20]
• The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center presents the U.S. Premiere of director Volker Schlondorff’s “Return To Montauk” at Guild Hall in East Hampton tomorrow, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. [$20]
• More details on all this weekend’s events are online in our Events Calendar.
• Looking ahead to next week, the New York League of Conservation Voters hosts a candidate forum on environmental issues with congressional candidates Lee Zeldin and Perry Gershon Monday, Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. at the Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts Center at 20 East Main Street in Riverhead.
• On Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. the design group working on the Riverside Maritime Trail Park will return to the David W. Crohan Community Center on Flanders Road with more design ideas for the park.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:21 a.m., 12:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:51 a.m.
Greenport: 12:58 a.m., 1:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:59 a.m., 2:15 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:53 a.m., 1:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:20 a.m., 2:42 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:27 a.m., 2:49 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: Noon
Shinn. Inlet: 10:09 a.m., 10:32 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:12 a.m., 1:33 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:20 a.m., 12:41 p.m.
Greenport: 1:49 a.m., 2:10 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:46 a.m., 3:02 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:44 a.m., 2:05 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:11 a.m., 3:32 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:18 a.m., 3:39 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:23 a.m., 12:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:57 a.m., 11:24 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.