• Showers are likely today, and possibly a thunderstorm, with a high near 78 degrees and a south wind 11 to 13 miles per hour. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10 p.m. tonight, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Frida will be sunny, with a high near 86, and Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 89 degrees.
• Southold Town will host a meeting with the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers to discuss possible short-term and long-term projects at Goldsmith’s Inlet this morning, June 28 at 9 a.m. in the Southold Town Meeting Hall, 53095 Main Road, Southold, New York.
• Shelter Island Town will sponsor an educational forum on deer and ticks this evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Shelter Island School Auditorium. More details are online here.
• A consortium of environmental groups is sponsoring a free screening of “Straws: A Documentary for a Sea of Change,” this evening at 7 p.m. at the Hampton Bays Library. More details are online here.
• Beacon columnist Dave Davis takes an insightful look at the damage constant exposure to negative news can do to our brains in his June column, online here.
• Our full schedule of Fourth of July parades, fireworks displays and carnivals is online here.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:51 a.m., 11:04 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:59 a.m., 10:12 p.m.
Greenport: 11:28 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:27 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:23 a.m., 11:36 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:19 a.m., 12:50 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:26 a.m., 12:57 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:08 a.m., 8:21 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:36 a.m., 11:48 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:44 a.m., 10:56 p.m.
Greenport: 12:13 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:35 a.m., 1:07 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:08 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:03 a.m., 1:35 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:10 a.m., 1:42 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:49 a.m., 8:59 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.