|Foliage Conditions for Sept. 16th|
While Maine is still experiencing the warmth of an extended summer, the foliage in northern Maine is gradually changing, with tinges of oranges, reds, and yellows visible in the forest canopy. However, the Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry report reveals very little color change and very low leaf drop.
"Weather plays a significant role in the changing of the season. Sunny days, followed by cool, but not freezing temperatures help move the progression of color along. We have not experienced the cooler evening temperatures in all 7 zones," noted Gale Ross, fall foliage coordinator for Maine.