Leaves nearing peak colors
Oct 03, 2019 12:02 am
The latest New York State foliage report is out, and leaves in our area are now near peak colo. "In the Catskills.... the mountains of Greene County will showcase a mix of near-peak to peak foliage this weekend, with some peak leaves and about 80 percent color change above 2,000 feet. Look for bright touches of red, orange, yellow and green. Observers reporting from the town of Catskill expect foliage will be about 50 percent changed and at midpoint by the weekend with vibrant reds, oranges and yellows along with a hint of purple. Surrounding valley towns should be about 65 percent changed.... At Belleayre Mountain in the Ulster County community of Highmount, foliage will be at midpoint of change by the weekend with 55 percent color transition and bright orange and red leaves. In Kingston, look for just 20 percent change with increasing amounts of yellow, orange, red and burgundy leaves."