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Here we are, week five of our fall color report! Today, I traveled along US Hwy. 221 North of Marion into the North Cove community and on to the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Linville Falls entrance. Wow! The cooler nights are making a difference in leaf colors. Reds are ...
Good news! Our weather has changed and the evening temperatures will "encourage" colors to pop. The ten day forecast calls for highs in the mid-70s with lows in the 50s. Perfect conditions, for anything!
Today, September 21st, offered a variety of weather conditions and colors! Have you seen Mountain Ash with these brilliant red berries? They are spectacular and dot the Blue Ridge Parkway landscapes between Milepost 344 (intersection of NC Hwy. 80 aka The Devil's Whip) and Craggy Gardens.
Blue Ridge Travelers truly enjoy September in the mountains. Fall is just around the corner, humdity lowers, leaf colors begin to pop and attending an outdoor event is more pleasurable than ever!
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