This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.7.22

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting rain today, with a high temperature near 43 degrees and a calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. Rain will continue overnight, with a low around 31. Skies will gradually clear on Tuesday, with a high near 41. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 39.

Suffolk County reported 392 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, Feb. 5, with 4.2 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 379 people hospitalized with the virus in the county, with 61 in ICU. The county reported four new fatalities from the virus, bringing the death toll here to 4,255 people since March of 2020.

• The Hamptons Observatory hosts a Zoom conversation with Dr. Nicolas Altobelli of the European Space Agency about the agency’s mission to study the icy moons of Jupiter this Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. Here’s more info.

• The Quogue Wildlife Refuge hosts a Zoom conversation on the history of the refuge this Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. Here’s more info.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning. To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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

Feb. 7
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:13 a.m., 2:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:21 a.m., 1:43 p.m.
Greenport: 2:50 a.m., 3:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:39 a.m., 4:09 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:45 a.m., 3:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:12 a.m., 4:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:19 a.m., 4:41 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:25 a.m., 1:42 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:51 a.m.

Feb. 8
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:10 a.m., 3:36 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:18 a.m., 2:44 p.m.
Greenport: 3:47 a.m., 4:13 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:30 a.m., 5:06 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:42 a.m., 4:08 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:09 a.m., 5:35 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:16 a.m., 5:42 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:11 a.m., 2:32 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:20 a.m., 12:41 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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