Good Morning!

• We’re expecting showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 3 p.m., with a high near 86 degrees. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm overnight, with a low around 67. Showers are likely Friday, with thunderstorms also possible after 11 a.m., with cloudy skies and a high near 77. Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 74 and a 50 percent chance of showers.

• This evening’s season-opening “Alive on 25” in downtown Riverhead has been cancelled, and tonight’s fireworks will be rescheduled to July 15 due to the forecast. Here are more details on the series. Tonight’s Mean Machine concert at Good Ground Park in Hampton Bays has also been cancelled due to the weather.

• East End Arts has announced the nominees for this year’s Teeny Awards for student actors. Here’s the list of nominees. While only nominees will be permitted to the July 11 awards ceremony at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (due to Covid), the event will be streamed live here.

Several local town boards are wrapping up some business today ahead of the holiday weekend:

• The Riverhead Town Board will hear a presentation on changes to the Long Island Workforce Housing Act and some information on code changes and a site plan application at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. Here’s the agenda.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold a special meeting to pass several resolutions at 11 a.m. today, followed by an 11:15 a.m. work session at which they’re slated to hear a presentation from the town’s Airport Noise Advisory Committee. Both meetings will be broadcast live here.

• The East Hampton Town Board meets this afternoon at 2 p.m. Here’s the agenda and the meeting can be viewed live here.

Today’s high tides on the East End are as follows:

July 1
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:44 a.m., 4:25 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:52 a.m., 3:33 p.m.
Greenport: 4:21 a.m., 5:02 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:17 a.m., 5:48 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:16 a.m., 4:57 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:43 a.m., 6:24 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:50 a.m., 6:31 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:53 a.m., 3:31 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:02 a.m., 1:40 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

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