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Old August 14th, 2009, 01:36 PM
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Default foliage predictions?

I've read that the summer weather, e.g. rainfall, determines the timing and color of fall foliage. Is it too early for you experienced residents to make an educated guess of what this fall's colors will be like?
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Old August 14th, 2009, 01:46 PM
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Check this website http://www.maine.gov/doc/foliage/

We've had so much rain this year that I would have thought that it would be a disappointing fall ... but I guess I'm wrong ... although I am still waiting for summer to show up, not really ready to think about fall!!!

We do have a fungus on some of the maple trees in town and they are turning brown and falling ... it won't hurt the trees in the long run.

Hope we have a long wonderful fall ... for all the leaf peepers. Enjoy your visit. Jan
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Do the numbers on the map signify which area will turn first?
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Do the numbers on the map signify which area will turn first?

No they don't - they will turn faster in the north (known as "The County") - which is basically #7. There is usually a few weeks difference between the southern part of Maine then the Northern area. Jan
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If you want to see how the average foliage changes in New England, there is an interactive map here http://www.yankeefoliage.com/peakmap/ that can help you get a better understanding of the progression of peak foliage change.

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