Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Fall Foliage Report - Oct. 22
Fall colors are underway across the state. In Southwest Virginia, peak colors can still be seen in many areas. In the New River Valley, about 70% of the trees have changed and have peak color. In the Allegheny Mountains, peak colors can still be seen. In the Shenandoah Valley, between 50-70% of the trees have color and are at or approaching peak. Elsewhere in the state, the Piedmont has approximately 40-45% color and is expected to peak by the end of October. The Coastal Plain is expected to peak in early to mid-November. To learn about scenic driving tours, visit our Web site at www.dof.virginia.gov. Fall fire season is in effect from October 15th to November 30th, so remember to be careful with outdoor fire.
Posted by Gregg O'Donnell at 11:44 AM