Autumn leaves on full colorful display across Southern Tier and New York State


In the Southern Tier and Central New York, volunteer Broome County reporters from Binghamton predict peak foliage with 75% transition and bright red, yellow, orange and green leaves.

Spotters in Chenango County predict foliage will also be peak in Norwich, with 90% color change and red, orange and yellow leaves.

Tompkins County spotters in Ithaca and Trumansburg predict near-peak foliage with 65% transition with bright reds appearing among the burnt orange, yellow, and quickly disappearing green leaves. In Cortland County, reports from Lime Hollow Nature Center predict leaves approaching peak with at least 60% transition and bright yellow and orange leaves.

Chemung County reports from Elmira project near-peak conditions with 70% leaf transition and a full range of yellow, orange and red leaves emerging at all elevations.

In the Finger Lakes, Ontario County spotters in Naples expect near-peak conditions with at least 70% color change and red, yellow and green shades, while Bristol and Canandaigua observers anticipate near-peak foliage with 65% change and shades of red, yellow and green. Spotters in Rushville anticipate just 20% transition with hints of orange and some yellow amid the still mostly green leaves.

In Cayuga County, volunteers in Auburn predict near-peak foliage with more than 75-80% foliage change and muted to bright shades of yellow, orange and red.