SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) - The second fall foliage report was issued Wednesday by the Empire State Division of Tourism. Color is rapidly showing up over the Adirondacks with the following reports of color change by town:
Old Forge 75%
Tupper Lake 65-70%
Saranac Lake 65%
Lake Placid 85% (Peak conditions expected this weekend!)
Long Lake 40-45%
Schroon Lake 30%
Central New York is getting in on the fall colors quite quickly! A mix of bright red, orange and yellow can be found here:
Leaf change is picking up in the Catskills area with many locations near midpoint conditions with mostly muted shades in lower elevations and brighter shades in higher elevations:
Belleayre Mountain 30-35%
Sullivan County 20%
Delaware County 50%
Most foliage in the Capital region is predicted to be near midpoint this weekend with average red, yellow, orange and some purple.
Fulton County 35-40%
Schenectady County 20%
We can’t forget about the Finger Lakes region, bursts of orange, hints of yellow and a little bit of red are starting to come in nicely here too.
Seneca County 25%
Cayuga County 15%
Thinking of going to the Thousand Islands-Seaway region? Red, yellow and orange are the primary colors seen here so far.
Alexandria bay 25%
Oswego County 30%
As for the Allegheny region, According to the State of New York, dull yellow and red leaves are starting to break through all the green.
Allegany State Park 25%
Little Valley 15%
The Greater Niagara region is where you’ll find a little bit of average to bright reds appearing.
Deep shades of red and golden yellow are emerging in the Hudson Valley.
Orange County 20%
Columbia County 15%
Rockland County 15%
The state of New York relies on spotter throughout the state for their weekly foliage reports in the fall. Click here if you want to see the full report. They are released Wednesday afternoons and reflect expected conditions for the upcoming weekend. Reports will continue through early November.
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