Good Morning!

• We’re expecting showers and possibly a thunderstorm today, some of which could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. The high temperature will be near 75 degrees, with a south wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch are possible. Storms are expected to continue overnight, with a low temperature around 60 and between a quarter and a half inch of rain possible. It is expected to be mostly sunny on Thursday, with a high near 76, and mostly sunny again on Friday, with a high near 74.

• The East End is under a flood watch from the National Weather Service from 8 a.m. today until 2 a.m. tomorrow,. Showers and thunderstorms will produce heavy rainfall which could result in rainfall rates up to 1 to 2 inches per hour at times. Areas receiving multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms with heavy rain have a chance for flash flooding in low lying, poor drainage and urban areas.

• Adventure, strength, and inspiration form the conceptual and thematic core of this year’s 20th Anniversary Latino Film Festival, which is filled this year with premieres at three venues throughout the South Fork , opening tomorrow and continuing through Sept. 17. Read More.

• The Blockbuster Movie Series at The Suffolk in Riverhead continues this evening at 7 p.m. with “Avatar: The Way of Water.” Tickets are $15 and are available at thesuffolk.org.

• The East Hampton Arts Council and the Artists Alliance of East Hampton host a lecture tomorrow evening at 6 p.m. at the East Hampton Library on “Creators & Appropriators: What the Warhol V. Goldsmith Supreme Court Decision Means for All Creatives.” Here are more details.

• The Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force holds a presentation on “What the Asylum Process Looks Like” with Lisa Votino, a volunteer helping asylum seekers at the U.S. Border, at the Riverhead Free Library on Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. All are welcome.

• The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island and North Fork will be holding a public information program on Southampton and East Hampton Town energy issues on Monday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m. at Bridgehampton’s Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street. Read More.

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

September 13
Plum Gut Harbor: 9:33 a.m., 9:54 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 8:41 a.m., 9:02 p.m.
Greenport: 10:10 a.m., 10:31 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:07 a.m., 11:23 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:05 a.m., 10:26 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:32 a.m., 11:53 p.m.
South Jamesport: 11:39 a.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 8:48 a.m., 8:57 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 6:57 a.m., 7:06 p.m.

September 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:12 a.m., 10:31 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:20 a.m., 9:39 p.m.
Greenport: 10:49 a.m., 11:08 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:44 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:44 a.m., 11:03 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:11 p.m.
South Jamesport: Midnight, 12:18 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:26 a.m., 9:32 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:35 a.m., 7:41 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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