This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.30.22
• We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 85 degrees and a south wind 6 to 13 miles per hour. There’s a 50 percent chance of overnight showers and thunderstorms, with a low around 69. Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 88, and Thursday will be sunny, with a high near 84.
• Southampton Town is looking for public feedback on priorities in the town’s new Climate Action Plan, which is in the works. Here’s how to respond to their survey.
• East Hampton Town recently hosted a forum with owners of electric vehicles, who explained the ins and outs of how their cars operate. The forum is now available for the public to watch on YouTube.
• NASA Solar System Ambassador and Hamptons Observatory Senior Educator William Francis Taylor will bring the community up to date on “Images of Our Universe: The James Webb Space Telescope” in a joint Zoom program of the Hamptons Observatory and the South Fork Natural History Museum this evening at 7 p.m. Here’s how to register. The Hamptons Observatory is also offering a free screening of the acclaimed CNN film from Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Nathaniel Kahn, “The Hunt for Planet B: The Quest for Another Earth Begins,” a documentary is about the James Webb Space Telescope and the women behind it, from now through Aug. 31, 2022. Here’s where to register (tickets are limited).
• Suffolk County reported 475 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, Aug. 28, with 7.4 percent of people tested testing positive. There were 209 hospitalized people who had the virus, with 38 percent of them hospitalized due to Covid, and 19 patients in intensive care. No new fatalities were reported, and the Covid death toll here stands at 4,553 people since March of 2020.
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The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:16 a.m., 12:43 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 11:51 a.m.
Greenport: 12:53 a.m., 1:20 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 1:44 a.m., 2:06 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 12:48 a.m., 1:15 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:15 a.m., 2:42 p.m.
South Jamesport: 2:22 a.m., 2:49 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 11:41 a.m., 11:45 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 9:50 a.m., 9:54 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 12:55 a.m., 1:22 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:03 a.m., 12:30 p.m.
Greenport: 1:32 a.m., 1:59 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 2:25 a.m., 2:46 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 1:27 a.m., 1:54 p.m.
New Suffolk: 2:54 a.m., 3:21 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:01 a.m., 3:28 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:22 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 10:31 a.m., 10:38 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.