Good Morning!

• There’s a slight chance of sprinkles before noon today, then a chance of showers between noon and 3 p.m, then a chance of drizzle or light rain after 3 p.m. Skies will be cloudy throughout this mixed precipitation, with a high temperature near 60 degrees, with an east wind 8 to 11 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 21 miles per hour. Rain is fairly well-assured overnight, with a steady temperature around 59 and new precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. There’s a chance of showers before 8 a.m. Wednesday, with partly sunny skies and a high near 64. Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 62.

• The Southold Town Board will hear a presentation from the town’s Anti-Bias Task Force, an update on solar panels at the town’s animal shelter, a discussion on walkability surrounding the town’s senior center in Mattituck and a 2020 budget update at their 9 a.m. work session at town hall this morning. There are no public hearings scheduled for the board’s 7 p.m. meeting this evening. The full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on the town’s 2020 budget, on banning parking on Meadowlark Lane in Bridgehampton and on setting a cap on the amount of money to be spent in special districts at its 6 p.m. regular meeting this evening. The full agenda is online here.

• Guild Hall in East Hampton will play host this autumn to Vocalist and vocal teacher Valerie diLorenzo’s “Sing Out Loud” Therapeutic Chorus for people with Parkinson’s Disease on Wednesdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. beginning tomorrow, Oct. 23. More details are online here.

• The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association is hosting a forum on “The Importance of Farming to Southold Town” next Monday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Mattituck American Legion Hall. All are welcome.

• East Hampton’s Coastal Assessment Resiliency Plan (CARP) Committee will hold the first of three workshops on potential coastal resiliency strategies in three different areas of town next Monday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. at the Amagansett American Legion Hall, focusing on coastal areas of Springs and Amagansett. All are welcome. More details are online here.

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

October 22
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:06 a.m., 5:30 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:14 a.m., 4:38 p.m.
Greenport: 5:43 a.m., 6:07 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 6:28 a.m., 6:48 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:38 a.m., 6:02 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:05 a.m., 7:29 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:12 a.m., 7:36 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:02 a.m., 4:14 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:11 a.m., 2:23 p.m.

October 23
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:07 a.m., 6:32 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:15 a.m., 5:40 p.m.
Greenport: 6:44 a.m., 7:09 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:30 a.m., 7:53 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:39 a.m., 7:04 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:06 a.m., 8:31 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:13 a.m., 8:38 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:06 a.m., 5:21 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:15 a.m., 3:30 p.m.

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

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she 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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