Fall foliage at peak to past peak across most of the area

This is likely the weekend to enjoy peak foliage color across many areas of central New York. However, the Adirondacks and Catskills are already past peak. According to the latest fall foliage report, widespread peak colors are being reported across just about all of central New York. The best and brightest colors, alongside the largest color changes will be found right here in Syracuse and across much of the Finger Lakes region. The peak colors extend across the southern tier and the previously known central Leatherstocking region. In addition, the lower elevations of Jefferson county including the Watertown areas and stretching up to the Thousand Islands are seeing bright colors. The only areas seeing less color change is near the downtown Ithaca area, possible other spots right near the lakeshores of the Finger lakes, and back towards Wayne county and the immediate lakeshores of Lake Ontario towards the city of Oswego. Unfortunately, recent rain and wind have knocked down some of the leaves across the area. Some spots will have better viewing then others.

We are happy to pass along the reports of leaf color changes across our area and all of New York. To read the entire fall foliage report from the I Love NY website, click here. Autumn is a great time to enjoy the beauty of our state. If you see spectacular colors on trees anywhere across the area, please post your fall foliage pictures to our CNYcentralâ??s Facebook page!

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