This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.11.22

Good morning!

• We expect mostly cloudy skies today, with highs near 83, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, with further precipitation amounts between a quarter and half an inch possible. Mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 68. Friday will be partly sunny, with a high near 83 and 20% chance of showers, and Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 80.

• Suffolk County Vector Control will spray many salt marshes across the county with mosquito larvicide by helicopter today and tomorrow between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Here are more details.

• The annual Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force Unity Picnic for the community returns to the Peconic Community Center this Saturday, August 13 from noon to 4 p.m., after a hiatus due to the pandemic. Here is more.

• OLA of Eastern Long Island will hold its first-ever Youth Summit for youth ages 14-22 on Monday, August 15 at the Bridgehampton Community House, focusing on adolescent emotional and mental health and access to emotional health care and mental. Read more.

• Southampton City Council is discussing a proposed affordable housing project at the Bridgehampton Community Center during its 10am business session this morning. Here is the agendaand the meeting can be viewed live on SEA-TV YouTube channel.

• The Riverhead Town Board discusses the moratorium on solar farms and pilot LIPA payments during its 10am business session this morning. Here is the agendaand the meeting can be viewed live here.

• The Quogue Wildlife Refuge hosts Live Birds of Prey this afternoon at 3 p.m. Learn about the diets, habitats, and physical adaptations of native Long Island raptor species that make them excellent hunters. More details at quoguewildliferefuge.org.

• The Full Sturgeon Moon Hike with Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt will take place tonight at 8:30 p.m. at the South Fork Museum of Natural History, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike. Native American fishing tribes are credited with naming this moon because sturgeons were most easily caught during this month. Register for this free event by emailing [email protected]

• Mean Gene & The Flamethrowers perform songs from the 60s and 70s at a free outdoor concert at Good Ground Park, 9A Squiretown Road, Hampton Bays tonight at 7 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs.

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

August 11
Plum Gut Port: 9:36 a.m., 10:04 p.m.
Port of Montauk: 8:44 a.m., 9:12 p.m.
Greenport: 10:13 a.m., 10:41 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:20 a.m., 11:41 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:08 a.m., 10:36 p.m.
New Suffolk: 11:35 a.m.
Jamesport South: 11:42 a.m.
Shinn. Entrance to the bay: 9:01 a.m., 9:23 p.m.
Shinn. Admission: 7:10 a.m., 7:32 p.m.

August 12
Plum Gut Port: 10:29 a.m., 10:55 p.m.
Port of Montauk: 9:37 a.m., 10:03 p.m.
Greenport: 11:06 a.m., 11:32 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:13 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:01 a.m., 11:27 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:03 a.m., 12:28 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:10 a.m., 12:35 p.m.
Shinn. Entrance to the bay: 9:53 a.m., 10:13 p.m.
Shinn. Admission: 8:02 a.m., 8:22 p.m.

And that’s how things look in the light of dawn here today.

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