Good Morning!

• There’s an 80 percent chance of showers today, with a thunderstorm possible after 1 p.m. and a steady temperature around 75. The wind will be out of the southwest at 7 to 15 miles per hour. There’s a 90 percent chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm overnight, with a low around 70. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers Wednesday, mainly before 9 a.m., with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 83. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers Thursday, with partly sunny skies and a high near 78.

• Suffolk County Vector Control is in the process of spraying the following East End areas today with methoprene and Bti to control mosquito larvae: Iron Point and North Sea in Southampton Town; Cedar Point and Napeague in East Hampton Town; Crescent Duck Farm, Millar Farm and Pier Avenue in Riverhead Town; and New Suffolk and Great Hog Neck in Southold Town. For more details, contact 631.852.4270.

• The Southold Town Board will hear presentations on a port security grant award, the town’s pickleball courts and a Local Development Corporation at their 9 a.m. regular meeting this morning. The board has a public hearing scheduled on an appeal of a Historic Preservation Determination at 675 Skipper Lane in Orient at its 4:30 p.m. regular meeting. Their full agenda for both meetings is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board will discuss a bid for mold remediation at the former CDCH charter school building in Wainscott and Fishing Advisory Committee recommendations regarding offshore wind at its 10 a.m. work session this morning. The full agenda is online here.

• The Southampton Town Board will hold public hearings on considering Community Preservation Fund funding for a number of water quality projects and on permitting vending vehicles as an accessory use at pre-existing farmstands at their 1 p.m. regular meeting this afternoon. Their full agenda is online here.

• Tommy Emmanuel and Amy Helm perform this evening at GE Smith’s “Portraits” series at 8 p.m. at Guild Hall in East Hampton. Tickets range from $50 to $150. More details are online here.

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

August 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:09 a.m., 9:28 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:17 a.m., 8:36 p.m.
Greenport: 9:46 a.m., 10:05 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 10:47 a.m., 11:01 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 9:41 a.m., 10 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:08 a.m., 11:27 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:15 a.m., 11:34 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:21 a.m., 8:39 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:30 a.m., 6:48 p.m.

August 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:51 a.m., 10:09 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:59 a.m., 9:17 p.m.
Greenport: 10:28 a.m., 10:46 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11;30 a.m., 11:44 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:23 a.m., 10:41 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:50 a.m.
South Jamesport: 11:57 a.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:05 a.m., 9:20 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:14 a.m., 7:29 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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