• We’re expecting patchy frost before 8 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be sunny, with a high near 59 degrees and a north wind 5 to 9 miles per hour, becoming west in the afternoon. Overnight, it’s expected to be clear, with a low around 33 degrees. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 63. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers Sunday, when the high will be near 48 degrees.
• State DOT workers began yesterday installing new poles for traffic signals on Route 24 (Flanders Road) at Longneck Boulevard and Oak Avenue. The lights are expected to be installed over the next two weeks.
• Now is fall raking season, unless you are inclined to torture your neighbors with leaf blowers. Either way, East End towns are beginning to pick up leaves this coming week. More details are online here.
• The East End chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby is meeting this Saturday, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. at the Amagansett Library to discuss plans for the climate movement in the wake of this fall’s election. All are welcome to attend.
• The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society holds its 17th Annual Cranberry & Dunes Hike tomorrow, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. All are welcome to attend. More details are online here.
• Southampton’s African American Film Festival will be held Saturday from noon to 5:30 at the Southampton Arts Center. More details are online here.
• Find out all about the goings-on on the East End this weekend, and every day, with our chock-full events calendar, online here.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
MTK Hbr: 11:36 a.m.
Orient: 12:11 a.m., 12:37 p.m.
Greenport: 12:39 a.m., 1:05 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 12:34 a.m., 1 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 2:01 a.m., 2:27 p.m.
S. JPT: 2:08 a.m., 2:34 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:50 a.m., 10:31 p.m.
MTK Hbr: 12:09 a.m., 12:36 p.m.
Orient: 1:10 a.m., 1:37 p.m.
Greenport: 1:38 a.m., 2:05 p.m.
Sag Hbr: 1:33 a.m., 2 p.m.
N. Suffolk: 3 a.m., 3:27 p.m.
S. JPT: 3:07 a.m., 3:34 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:48 a.m., 11:30 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.