Credit: US Forest Service

Our leaves have started to turn

With cooler days and nights creeping into the forecast, area leaves have started to change colors in many spots.  While some trees turned quickly and are now nearly bare, others are still filled with green leaves that don’t seem to know the fall season is upon us.  They’ve just gotten a little confused with all the fall warmth we’ve been experiencing. For those of you looking for a resource to track foliage changes across nearby states and the country, check out this site from the National Forecast Service. There are 3 colors on the map scale.  Currently, only two are represented…

Credit: Climate Central

Frost-free seasons getting longer

This morning brought our lowest temperature of the fall season so far… 34°. That’s cold enough for frost to develop on grassy surfaces and on your car. But, not cold enough to truly end what’s called the “frost-free season”.


Orionid Meteor Shower continues tonight

The Orionid Meteor Shower, which comes around every fall, has just reached its peak and some meteors can still be spotted in the sky tonight. However, there are some challenges to spotting these cool sights in the sky.