This Morning’s Bulletin — 9.26.18

Good Morning!  A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 8 to 14 mph. TonightA chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. ThursdayA 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 9 to 13 mph. Thursday NightA 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. East wind 6 to 9 mph. FridayA 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 7 mph.  • A team from the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society performed a necropsy Tuesday afternoon on a dead minke whale washed up on Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett. The whale was confirmed to be 18.7 feet in length and "was fairly decomposed and missing many internal organs, including the reproductive organs, therefore the sex could not be determined," according to the AMCS, which has sent tissue samples to a pathologist to attempt to determine cause of death. The results of the pathology testing could take several months. The whale was removed from the beach for disposal by the Town of East Hampton.  • Democratic candidate Perry Gershon was missing his debate partner, Congressman Lee Zeldin when he gave an overview of his position on the issues to members of the Hampton Bays Civic Association at their Sept. 24 candidate town hall. The Beacon's full story is online here.  • This fall, North Fork students will have access to more mental health services, after Southold Town and the schools within the township asked the state to help fund counselors here. The Beacon's full story is online here.  • A public information session and seminar for professionals on human trafficking on the East End will be held at Chancellor’s Hall at Stony Brook Southampton College next Thursday and Friday. The public information session will be held Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m., with the all-day seminar continuing on Friday. More details are online here.  • Poet Jericho Brown will read at tonight's installment of Writers Speak Wednesdays in the Radio Lounge on the second floor of Chancellor's Hall at Stony Brook Southampton. The event begins with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by a reading at 7 p.m. [Free]  The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:  September 26 Plum Gut Harbor: 11:25 a.m., 11:43 p.m. Montauk Harbor: 10:33 a.m., 10:51 p.m. Greenport: 12:02 p.m. Mattituck Inlet: 12:34 a.m., 12:50 p.m. Sag Harbor: 11:57 a.m. New Suffolk: 1:03 a.m., 1:24 p.m. South Jamesport: 1:10 a.m., 1:31 p.m. Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:23 a.m., 10:41 p.m. Shinn. Inlet: 8:32 a.m., 8:50 p.m.  September 27 Plum Gut Harbor: 12:02 p.m. Montauk Harbor: 11:10 a.m., 11:31 p.m. Greenport: 12:20 a.m., 12:39 p.m. Mattituck Inlet: 1:13 a.m., 1:28 p.m. Sag Harbor: 12:15 a.m., 12:34 p.m. New Suffolk: 1:42 a.m., 2:01 p.m. South Jamesport: 1:49 a.m., 2:08 p.m. Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:57 a.m., 11:20 p.m. Shinn. Inlet: 9:06 a.m., 9:29 p.m.  And that's the way things look at dawn's light here today.
Sunday at the Maritime Festival
Good Morning!

• We’re expecting a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today, with gusty winds and heavy rain and areas of fog before 11 a.m. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 77 degrees and a south wind 8 to 14 miles per hour. There’s a 40 percent chance of overnight showers, with a low around 60. Thursday will be partly sunny, with a 20 percent chance of showers and a high near 69. Friday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 69 degrees and a 30 percent chance of showers.

• A team from the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society performed a
necropsy Tuesday afternoon on a dead minke whale washed up on Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett. The whale was confirmed to be 18.7 feet in length and “was fairly decomposed and missing many
internal organs, including the reproductive organs, therefore the sex
could not be determined,” according to the AMCS, which has sent tissue samples to a pathologist to attempt to determine cause of death. The results of the pathology testing could take several months. The whale was removed from the beach for disposal by the Town of East Hampton.

• Democratic candidate Perry Gershon was missing his debate partner, Congressman Lee Zeldin when he gave an overview of his position on the issues to members of the Hampton Bays Civic Association at their Sept. 24 candidate town hall. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• This fall, North Fork students will have access to more mental health services, after Southold Town and the schools within the township asked the state to help fund counselors here. The Beacon’s full story is online here.

• A public information session and seminar for professionals on human trafficking on the East End will be held at Chancellor’s Hall at Stony Brook Southampton College next Thursday and Friday. The public information session will be held Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m., with the all-day seminar continuing on Friday. More details are online here.

Poet Jericho Brown will read at tonight’s installment of Writers Speak Wednesdays in the Radio Lounge on the second floor of Chancellor’s Hall at Stony Brook Southampton. The event begins with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by a reading at 7 p.m. [Free]

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

September 26
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:25 a.m., 11:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:33 a.m., 10:51 p.m.
Greenport: 12:02 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:34 a.m., 12:50 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:57 a.m.
New Suffolk: 1:03 a.m., 1:24 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:10 a.m., 1:31 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:23 a.m., 10:41 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:32 a.m., 8:50 p.m.

September 27
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:02 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:10 a.m., 11:31 p.m.
Greenport: 12:20 a.m., 12:39 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:13 a.m., 1:28 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:15 a.m., 12:34 p.m.
New Suffolk: 1:42 a.m., 2:01 p.m.
South Jamesport: 1:49 a.m., 2:08 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:57 a.m., 11:20 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:06 a.m., 9:29 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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