This Morning’s Bulletin — 7.14.21

Good Morning!

• We’re expecting areas of fog before 10 a.m. today, with skies gradually becoming mostly sunny and a high near 85, with light and variable winds becoming southwest around 6 miles per hour. There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening, mainly before midnight, with partly cloudy skies and a low around 69. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 89 and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m.

• Our Climate Local Now columnist, Mary Morgan, talked this month with four women who are doing amazing things to get kelp on the palates of Americans. Read More.

• Southold Town has launched a “Park Passport,” a guide to selected trails and preserves throughout the town, which provides detailed information about the flora and fauna in the parks, as well as an opportunity to collect badges by hiking trails for a “Park Passport Challenge” this summer. Here’s the passport.

• Southold’s Summer Showcase Concert Series is slated to continue this evening at Silversmith’s Corner (the park at the corner of the Main Road and Youngs Avenue) with Steve Marrin & Quatrain Barbershop Quartet. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. and the rain location is at Southold’s First Presbyterian Church.

• Sam & Tom perform a free concert on mandolin and drums on the Old Point Schoolhouse Lawn at the Oysterponds Historical Society, 1555 Village Lane in Orient this evening at 7 p.m. For more information, visit oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org.

• The Greenport American Legion Roller Rink at 102 Third Street in Greenport holds a New York Blood Center blood drive tomorrow from 1 to 7 p.m. Appointments are recommended, online here.

• Suffolk County reported 54 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday, July 12, with 1.5 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 28 people hospitalized with the virus in the county, with five of them in ICU. The county reported no new fatalities, and the death toll here stands at 3,407 people.

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

July 14
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:20 a.m., 2:02 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:28 a.m., 1:10 p.m.
Greenport: 157 a.m., 2:39 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:48 a.m., 3:23 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:52 a.m., 2:34 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:19 a.m., 4:01 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:26 a.m., 4:08 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:12 a.m., 1:04 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:13 a.m., 11:10 p.m.

July 15
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:04 a.m., 2:48 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:12 a.m., 1:56 p.m.
Greenport: 2:41 a.m., 3:25 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:35 a.m., 4:10 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:36 a.m., 3:20 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:03 a.m., 4:47 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:10 a.m., 4:54 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:01 a.m., 1:53 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:02 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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