Posted by on September 30, 2021 4:10 pm

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pennsylvania fall foliage report september 30

Image: Pennsylvania Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources

Feels like it was just blazing hot from the summer sun but the peak of Fall foliage season is only about 3 weeks away.

Based on the latest information from the Pennsylvania Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources, leaves on trees in Schuylkill County are just starting to change color. That’s the case for many counties in central and northern Pennsylvania.

In the southeast, leaves haven’t started to change colors and Schuylkill County is right on the border with that area. A few counties in Pennsylvania’s northern tier are already approaching their peak foliage colors.

Pennsylvania Fall Foliage Update – Leaves Starting to Change in Schuylkill County

Of course, if you look outside right now, you’re probably thinking this report is full of it. But there are subtle changes happening here in Schuylkill County.

The state says it’ll be about 2-3 weeks until counties that are starting to experience a change in leaf color will see their peak Fall foliage season. That puts peak season into mid- to late-October.

Right now, the weather is playing a major factor in the timing of the peak Fall foliage season. Cool nights will allow leaves to change to their autumn jackets sooner.

Will This Be a Good Fall Foliage Season?

The copious amount of rain we got in Schuylkill County over the summer is likely to lead to a vibrant Fall foliage season here.

When you start to see the leaves change, share what you see with our readers. We’ll compile a photo album through the season …

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