This Morning’s Bulletin — 3.10.20

Good Morning!

• There’s a 20 percent chance of showers after 1 p.m. today, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 58 degrees and a southwest wind 9 to 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 30. There’s a 50 percent chance of showers overnight, mostly before 3 a.m., with mostly cloudy skies and a low around 39. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 51 and Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high near 49.

• We are regularly updating information on coronavirus on the East End online here. The latest: The Peconic Landing retirement community in Greenport announced Monday afternoon that “for the safety of our members, we are limiting non-essential visitors to our campus until further notice.”

• The New York Blood Center says that blood is urgently needed as platelet supplies have been depleted due to concerns about the coronavirus. The Southampton Fire Department at 470 Hampton Road is hosting a New York Blood Center blood drive this afternoon from noon to 7:15 p.m.

• The Southold Town Board will hear a presentation on water conservation from the Suffolk County Water Authority, an update on the town’s comprehensive plan and amendments to the town’s historic district code at its 9 a.m. work session this morning, and will hold a public hearing on a proposed waiver from the Route 25 moratorium in Mattituck for the Liberty Data Systems property that was the site of a major fire several years ago. The full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss the coronavirus and code enforcement statistics at its 10 a.m. work session this morning at the Montauk Firehouse.

• The Southampton Town Board holds public hearings on a deed of residual fee to be maintained as open space and on a grant of conservation easement, both in North Sea, at its 1 p.m. regular meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

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

March 10
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:02 a.m., 11:25 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:10 a.m., 10:33 p.m.
Greenport: 11:39 a.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:15 a.m., 12:39 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:34 a.m., 11:57 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:34 a.m., 1:01 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:41 a.m., 1:08 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:13 a.m., 10:44 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:22 a.m., 8:53 p.m.

March 11
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:52 a.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11 a.m., 11:24 p.m.
Greenport: 12:02 a.m., 12:29 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:03 a.m., 1:28 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:24 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:24 a.m., 1:51 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:31 a.m., 1:58 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:03 a.m., 11:35 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:12 a.m., 9:44 p.m.

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

Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, 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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