Pictured Above: Awaiting the storm Friday afternoon on Sag Harbor’s empty Long Wharf.

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting less than an inch of accumulation of snow and sleet in th wee hours this morning, then rain, mainly before noon, with a high temperature near 40 degrees but wind chill values between 20 and 30, with an east wind 9 to 18 miles per hour, becoming northwest in the afternoon. We’re expecting between a half and three quarters of an inch of rain. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 20. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 33. We’re expecting increasing clouds on Sunday, with a high near 41.

• The Greg Lewis Organ Monk Trio featuring Jerry Weldon will perform at the Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway in Water Mill tonight at 6 p.m., as part of a partnership with the Hamptons Jazz Fest Winter Series. Here’s more info.

• The North Fork Community Theatre’s production of “The Laramie Project,” a play by Moisés Kaufman about the trauma that spread throughout the community of Laramie, Wyoming after the brutal murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in 1998, opens this evening and runs through March 13. Tickets are $20 and are available online here.

• Shinnecock Indian Nation Tribal Member, Little Beach Harvest managing director, and author of “50 Plant Medicines: Indigenous Oral History & Perspective” Chenae Bullock will lead a talk on medicinal plant use and presentation on marijuana. tomorrow, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. at the Southampton Arts Center. Register online here.

• The South Fork Natural History Museum has two family hikes scheduled this weekend at the far end of the South Fork. On Saturday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m., the museum will lead a three-mile hike around Money Pond, a freshwater ecosystem right at Montauk Point. Then on Sunday, Feb. 27, also at 10 a.m., the museum will lead a hike at Promised Land in Amagansett, home to a former fish factory and one of the most unique Long Island Habitats. Registration is required for both hikes by emailing info@sofo.org or calling 631.537.9735. Here’s more info.

• The Sag Harbor Cinema is devoting a retrospective series to the work of Peter Bogdanovich, who died earlier this year at age 82. Saint Jack and a rare 35 mm screening of They All Laughed will kick off the program tomorrow, Feb. 26. Both films star former Sag Harbor resident Ben Gazzara. Here’s more info.

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

Feb. 25
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:39 a.m., 5:13 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:47 a.m., 4:21 p.m.
Greenport: 5:16 a.m., 5:50 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:57 a.m., 6:43 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:11 a.m., 5:45 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:38 a.m., 7:12 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:45 a.m., 7:19 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 3:34 a.m., 4:08 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:43 a.m., 2:17 p.m.

Feb. 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:47 a.m., 6:16 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 4:55 a.m., 5:24 p.m.
Greenport: 6:24 a.m., 6:53 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:07 a.m., 7:49 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:19 a.m., 6:48 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:46 a.m., 8:15 p.m.
South Jamesport: 7:53 a.m., 8:22 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 4:44 a.m., 5:21 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:53 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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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