Fall color update
Fall 2022 prediction: temperature and soil moisture together affect fall color and we’ve seen these factors vary widely in recent years. Local weather conditions have an impact on local fall color and the amount and intensity of fall colors are influenced by conditions before and also during the fall when chlorophyll stops being produced. “Overall color this year should be as stunning as we’ve come to expect if there are sunny days and chilly but not freezing nights as we get more into the season,” anticipated Minnesota DNR’s Official Fall Color Predictor Val Cervenka. Here’s to sunshine and cool nights!