Will The Drought Make Autumn In Kentucky Less Colorful?

This is normally the time of year we start seeing those brilliant fall colors pop up on trees across Kentucky.

But will the continuing drought put a big damper on this year's display?

Some experts say some trees may not have as much color as usual this year, but there will still be some color no matter what.

The drought actually affects whether trees survive, not if their leaves change color.

Experts say if trees are still green now, their leaves will change colors this fall.

But they also say the fall foliage peak may come a little earlier this year, because of the recent hot weather.

Leaves usually reach peak color in Kentucky around the second or third weekends of October.

You can click on the link below to find out which parts of the state are already seeing fall colors.

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