• We’re expecting areas of fog before 11 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 64 degrees and light and variable winds becoming south 9 to 14 miles per hour in the morning. There’s a 30 percent chance of overnight showers, with a low around 52. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 68. Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 61 and a 50 percent chance of showers.
• The Southampton Town Board will discuss water quality monitoring in the Hampton Bays Water District at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
• The Riverhead Town Board will hear a presentation on ‘baseline health mobile home unit,’ and on energy performance contracting, the downtown revitalization initiative and the Suffolk County Downtown Revitalization Program at their 10 a.m. work session this morning. Their full agenda is online here.
• The Southold Town Department of Public Works will be conducting a town-wide deer census in early June. The census will be conducted from Orient Point to Laurel to help the department obtain an estimate of the deer population in Southold Town as well as help them learn more about what areas need more attention with deer management efforts. They will be looking for volunteers to help assist the department with this deer census project. If interested, email Craig Jobes at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, address and phone number in the email.
• Out here on the East End of Long Island, the future is not yet obvious. Our Creative Director and resident futurist, George Cork Maul, took a stab at some ideas of what the future might hold for our region in his column this month.
• NASA Solar System Ambassador William Taylor will give a Montauk Observatory talk on “The Search for the Ninth Planet” this evening at 7 p.m. at Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library. More details are online here.
• Chanteyman Stephen Sanfilippo will lead a Mother’s Day concert and poetry reading on “Love of “Mother” in the Songs and Poems of East End Whalemen” this evening, May 10 at 6 p.m. at the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead. More details are online here.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 5:59 a.m., 6:35 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:07 a.m., 5:43 p.m.
Greenport: 6:36 a.m., 7:12 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:05 a.m., 7:38 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 6:31 a.m., 7:07 p.m.
New Suffolk: 7:58 a.m., 8:34 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:05 a.m., 8:41 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 2:37 a.m., 3:19 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:50 a.m., 7:20 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 5:58 a.m., 6:28 p.m.
Greenport: 7:27 a.m., 7:57 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8 a.m., 8:28 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:22 a.m., 7:52 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:49 a.m., 9:19 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:56 a.m., 9:26 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:33 a.m., 4:11 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.