Bear Mountain Fall Foliage

May 23, 2016
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Rockland County spotters in New City and at Bear Mountain State Park expect foliage to be at midpoint by the weekend with 50 percent color change and bright orange, red and yellow leaves. Look for 40 percent leaf change in Columbia County. Spotters in Hudson are expecting midpoint conditions for the coming weekend with bright yellow and orange leaves along with some deep shades of red.

Dutchess County spotters expect foliage heading toward midpoint this weekend. Look for 30 percent or more change around Poughkeepsie. Predominating colors are mostly bright yellow and there are also a lot of gold, russet and orange leaves, with touches of red. The northern and eastern portion of the county should be more advanced and at midpoint this weekend. Westchester County is seeing more shades of red than usual. Expect 25-30 percent color change this weekend and a nice mix of gold and yellow leaves.

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