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Close to 70 percent color change in Catskills leaves

Sep 27, 2019 12:12 am
New York State's foliage report has some higher elevations in the Catskills nearing peak this weekend. "Look for 70 percent color change and gold, green, and red leaves. The mountains of Greene County will see up to 50 percent color transition this weekend, with midpoint to near-peak foliage in elevations above 2,000 feet. Look for bright touches of red, yellow, orange, and green. Observers reporting from the town of Catskill expect foliage will be 35 percent changed by the weekend with vibrant colors of red, orange and yellow with a hint of purple.... At Belleayre Mountain in the Ulster County community of Highmount, foliage will be nearing midpoint of change by the weekend, with 30 percent color transition and average-to-bright yellow and orange leaves coming on strong. Observers reporting from Kingston project 10-15 percent color change with yellow, orange, and red leaves."