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Old 09-19-2012, 11:38 PM   #1
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Fall Colors yet?

No color change in this part of TX, too early. And when it does come, it's not all at once due to the many different varieties of trees here. I'm not counting a big tree I walk by that has turned all yellow and is dropping its leaves, I think it is dying, probably fallout from drought stress.

Anything happening by you?
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Old 09-20-2012, 12:53 AM   #2
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Was in Colorado last weekend and saw some isolated color.
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Old 09-20-2012, 08:21 AM   #3
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Half over already in the near North in Ontario.... about 1/3 into it here in the Toronto area. Expect it would be the same in New England and northern tier states.
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Mid November before you see a lot of color here. Nice cool temps though. That should help slow the grass down.
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Old 09-20-2012, 08:51 AM   #5
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things moving quickly here in Colorado. This is the "Maroon Bells" near Aspen. Dry, hot summer and first snow in the mountains last weekend will make this an early fall color season.
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Old 09-20-2012, 08:57 AM   #6
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Trees here started to turn this week.
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Beginning to see some changes in Western North Carolina.
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Barely any color here, but not expected until mid to late October here in Chicagoland. Hope we get good color this Fall, yellow, orange, red with some green. Last 2 years it's been mostly yellow & brown and the wind blew the leaves off the trees pretty quickly. Fall is my favorite season hands down...winter my least favorite hands down.
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Saw plenty of color over the weekend in Golden Gate Canyon, especially as elevations got to 9,000 feet or so. Trees are just turning down where I live in the burbs.
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things moving quickly here in Colorado. This is the "Maroon Bells" near Aspen. Dry, hot summer and first snow in the mountains last weekend will make this an early fall color season.
We're headed to the Ouray/Telluride area today. Smoke from fires in Idaho is severely reducing visibility. Was this photo taken recently?
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Color is just starting here in parts of Maryland.
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I've seen a few maples turning bright orange at the top of the trees. We've had some warmer than usual weather for late September in upstate NY, so it will be a little while before the rest of the trees turn.

I saw hardly any color on the trees surrounding the lake when I pulled my boat yesterday. Bummer....
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I just noticed last week a bit of a change. They don't peak in WV until about mid-October though.
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Just starting to turn here in northern Vermont, but some isolated trees have fully turned but they tend to be the less healthy trees. Peak is typically early to mid October.
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The foliage is beautiful. I like it best on post cards, I'm staying in Florida.
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We're headed to the Ouray/Telluride area today. Smoke from fires in Idaho is severely reducing visibility. Was this photo taken recently?
Last Friday, before the smoke rolled in...at least into Denver.
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Last Friday, before the smoke rolled in...at least into Denver.
We saw a little improvement in visibility today but not enough to get good photos. Bummer...
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I'd say we have about half of our fall colors here in northern Michigan now. Should be in peak color by late next week or so. Typically we only get a few nice sunny days while the colors are at their peak, and then wind and/or rain comes and the leaves are mostly down. But if you hit it at the peak, it's really beautiful.......
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things moving quickly here in Colorado. This is the "Maroon Bells" near Aspen. Dry, hot summer and first snow in the mountains last weekend will make this an early fall color season.
Great looking picture, Rocky. I was in Aspen this past march for the first time ever. I loved the area.
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