September's hot, dry spell was particularly poor timing in Western Maryland, where it interrupted the color change just as it was beginning to happen. But it's a complete dud. Find out where you can peep some fall colors.
WASHINGTON — Waiting for fall colors to peak isn’t typically something that stretches into November, but the weather hasn’t been fall foliage friendly in some parts of Maryland this year.
Going to check out the fall color this weekend? Expect moderate to high color across our region. Here is the latest foliage report: pic.twitter.com/SKgwDJ4Tdq
Also, the color change might not be happening at all for some trees because predominantly wet conditions this year helped spawn diseases that can cause some trees to simply go brown.
September’s hot, dry spell was particularly poor timing in Western Maryland, where it interrupted the color change just as it was beginning to happen. “It’s not a complete dud, but it’s not one of our best years for Western Maryland,” Hairston-Strang said.