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2015 Fall Color: East Fork Overlook

Fall Color Report for October 8, 2015

Fall Color Hunting A colorful view from Rough Ridge (milepost 302.8 on the Blue Ridge Parkway). Photo by Robert Stevens. The significant rainfall has finally passed us by and we’ve returned to our normal weather patterns of warm sunny days and cool nights, which are the key ingredients to a stellar fall color season. Fortunately most of the forests were predominantly green across Western

2015 Color Report: Silver Run Falls

Fall Color Report for October 1, 2015

Fall Color Hunting Colorful leaves light up MacRae Meadows at Grandfather Mountain. Photo by Skip Sickler and courtesy of Grandfather Mountain. What a difference a week makes. Last Thursday, our fall color hunters reported early patches of color in areas that don’t typically transition until later in the season, and it appeared we were on course for an earlier color schedule than usual.

2015 Color Report: Linville Peak from Cliffside

Fall Color Report for September 24, 2015

Fall Color Hunting Asheville is getting its first glimpse of autumn hues popping up around the mountains and it won’t be much longer until peak fall color is widespread. The weather across the mountains has so far provided the perfect recipe for spectacular fall color. Mickey Shortt, the chief naturalist at Grandfather Mountain , says, "We've had a lot of nice, bright, sunny days in

2014 Fall Color Milepost 399

2015 Fall Color Forecast: Prepare For a Spectacular Leaf Season

Weather Trends Align For An Eye-Popping Fall  An exceptional display of fall color fireworks is coming to the Blue Ridge Mountains—all thanks to the weather. That’s what biologists and climate scientists are predicting for Mother Nature’s 2015 fall foliage display across the Asheville area, home to one of the longest and most colorful autumn leaf seasons in the world.

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