• We’re expecting patchy fog before 10 a.m. today, but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a high near 76 degrees and a northeast wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. We’re expecting mostly cloudy skies overnight, with a low around 67. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 78, and Friday will be sunny, with a high near 70.
• A consortium of East Hampton environmental groups released their Green Guide to this fall’s election on Monday. The eight-page guide includes the groups’ overview of the current state of groundwater and surface water protections, coastal adaptation and resiliency, dark skies and quiet skies, energy and greenhouse gas reduction and habitat protection and stewardship. You can read a copy of the guide online here.
• Southold Town will host a forum on sustainable energy this evening, Sept. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane in Peconic. The public is invited to come speak to representatives from PSEG and Community Development Corporation of Long Island to better understand the opportunities available to them to improve energy savings in their home or business. Many new programs are being introduced that include rebates and discounts. If you have any questions, call the town’s government liaison, Denis Noncarrow, at 631.765.5806.
• Members of the Suffolk County Legislature, who’ve teamed up with the Suffolk County Lions Club, have extended their Hurricane Harvey food drive for victims of Hurricanes Irma. They’re collecting non-perishable food items, water, clothing, batteries and chargers, storage containers, plastic bags, rubber gloves, bug spray, can openers, chain saws, generators, ice chests, flashlights, hearing aid batteries, cell phone battery chargers and sanitary items. Locally, you can drop these items off at Legislator Al Krupski’s office at 423 Griffing Avenue, Suite 2 in Riverhead or at Legislator Bridget Fleming’s office at 75 Washington Street in Sag Harbor.
• The “Out of the Question” discussion series with Warren Strugatch at Southampton Arts Center continues tomorrow evening at 7 p.m. with a discussion with local business owners titled “How’s Business?” More details are online here.
The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:42 a.m., 4:08 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:50 a.m., 3:16 p.m.
Greenport: 4:19 a.m., 4:45 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:01 a.m., 5:19 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 4:14 a.m., 4:40 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:41 a.m., 6:07 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:48 a.m., 6:14 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12L46 a.m., 1:07 p.m.
Plum Gut Harbor: 4:44 a.m., 5:10 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 3:52 a.m., 4:18 p.m.
Greenport: 5:21 a.m., 5:47 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 5:57 a.m., 6:16 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 5:16 a.m., 5:42 p.m.
New Suffolk: 6:43 a.m., 7:09 p.m.
South Jamesport: 6:50 a.m., 7:16 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 1:37 a.m., 1:57 p.m.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.