Buckets of Rain
Buckets of Rain

Good Morning!

• We continue to be under a coastal flood advisory until 9 a.m. and a wind advisory until 2 p.m. as the Sandy-versary storm continues to move its way up the coast. There’s a 50 percent chance of showers before noon today, with gradual clearing and winds 24 to 29 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 48.

• Weather spotters throughout the region had reported a high wind speed of 67 miles per hour in Montauk at 12:15 a.m., 56 miles per hour in Orient at 1:39 a.m., 61 miles per houri in Calverton at 12:04 a.m., 48 miles per hour at Gabreski Airport in Westhampton at 11:22 a.m. and 41 miles per hour in Cutchogue at 12:33 a.m. Rain totals where highest in Calvertion, with 4.54 inches on the ground as of 1:55 a.m., 3.78 inches in Orient as of 12:45 a.m., 3.34 inches at Gabreski Airport as of 1:53 a.m., and 2.66 inches reported in south Hampton Bays at 1:45 a.m. As of 6:18 a.m., 31,384 PSEG-Long Island customers throughout Long Island were without power. 

• Tonight will be mostly clear, with a low around 42. Tuesday will be sunny, with a high near 59 and Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 59.

• Candidates for Riverhead Town Supervisor and Riverhead Town Board hashed out the many development issues facing the town at a candidate forum sponsored by the Long Island Farm Bureau, the New York League of Conservation Voters and the Long Island Builders Institute Oct. 26. Read The Beacon’s full coverage online here.

• East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell declared a local State of Emergency for East Hampton Town on Oct. 26, in an effort to combat and manage an outbreak of Southern Pine Beetle infestations in a section of Northwest Woods. Read The Beacon’s full story online here.

• To help address the growing number of heroin and prescription pain medication overdoses, Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski is organizing a Narcan Training Class this evening, Oct. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cornell Extension building at 423 Griffing Ave Riverhead. Registration is required, and there is a maximum of 50 participants in each class. Register by calling 631.852.3200 or emailing john.stype@suffolkcountyny.gov

• The US Small Business Administration is providing guidance for women-owned businesses at the Stony Brook University Calverton Incubator, including one this Thursday, Nov. 2 on selling to the government. 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. This week, we provide a guide to this November’s town board elections. 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:

Oct. 30
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:53 a.m., 7:07 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:01 a.m., 6:15 p.m.
Greenport: 7:30 a.m., 7:44 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:58 a.m., 8:20 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:25 a.m., 7:39 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:52 a.m., 9:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:59 a.m., 9:13 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:38 a.m., 3:54 p.m.

Oct. 31
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:35 a.m., 7:49 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:43 a.m., 6:57 p.m.
Greenport: 8:12 a.m., 8:26 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:47 a.m., 9:10 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 8:07 a.m., 8:21 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:34 a.m., 9:48 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:41 a.m., 9:55 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:31 a.m., 4:49 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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