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Fall Leaf Report For The Week Of Oct. 9, 2017 - Brevard, NC


October 9, 2017

Ray Adams

View from the Blue Ridge Parkway this week.

This week's Fall Foliage report is brought to you by Steve Owen and Associates and The Hampton Inn.

The recent warm weather has slowed down color development in the area's trees, according to Howard Neufeld, an Appalachian State biology professor.

Neufeld helped create Appalachian State's Biology Department's fall color map that may be seen at

The longer the high temperatures continue, the later the time for the peak colors.

In his recent weekly report, Neufeld noted that he was also concerned by the number of dried up and fallen trees at this time.

He said h...

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