• We’re expecting patchy fog before 9 a.m., but otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 73 degrees and a calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 miles per hour. There’s a 20 percent chance of rain after midnight tonight. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain tomorrow, when the high will be near 71 degrees. Wednesday will be partly sunny, with a high near 68 degrees and a 20 percent chance of showers.
• The corn stalkers have taken over the East End. Lock your doors and hide inside. But if you must go out, be careful out there on the roads today, especially if you’re heading west. We’ve seen super-heavy traffic on both forks all this holiday weekend, with near gridlock in the most heavy pumpkin picking areas.
• Board members of Luminati Aerospace, which recently purchased the 16-acre property at EPCAL formerly owned by Skydive Long Island, weren’t sharing the details of their new venture to build large solar-powered, high-flying drones when they met with the Riverhead Town Board last Thursday morning. The Beacon’s full story is online here.
• It’s been a few months since Riverside Rediscovered unveiled its Riverside Revitalization Action Plan to reinvigorate the blighted hamlet just south of downtown Riverhead, and you probably haven’t heard much about what’s been happening with the plan since. But that’s about to change… The Beacon’s full story is online here.
And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.