2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

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nyandw
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2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by nyandw » Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:17 pm

How is the Fall foliage looking this year?

Fall (2016) has had a noticeably late start this year for two reasons - primarily warmer weather and the lack of significant rain in any semblance of regularity. The leaf fall this year is peaking as of now (mid-November) after the peak fall colors which was later then normal. Info: Mike McEnaney
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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by MACTRAXX » Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:50 am

Steve: Thanks for that 2016 quote about fall foliage on LI that I made.
Back last year (2017) the leaf change was again somewhat slow. The first two weeks of November
was the prime time for fall cleanup after there was a seemingly abrupt sudden seasonal change.
With the warm weather to begin October this year along with last night's severe weather outbreak
on LI and in the Hudson Valley it will again be interesting to see how the weather in October plays
itself out...MACTRAXX
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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by nyandw » Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:52 am

MACTRAXX wrote:Steve: Thanks for that 2016 quote about fall foliage on LI that I made.
Back last year (2017) the leaf change was again somewhat slow. The first two weeks of November
was the prime time for fall cleanup after there was a seemingly abrupt sudden seasonal change.
With the warm weather to begin October this year along with last night's severe weather outbreak
on LI and in the Hudson Valley it will again be interesting to see how the weather in October plays
itself out...MACTRAXX
Well, we shall wait and see! I'll post back on this topic about a month from now. :-)

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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by CentralValleyRail » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:34 am

It's definitely got to be slow, I was at the Yankees game in shorts tonight!! Although some cool weather is on the way... Very little here in Northern NJ.

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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by nyandw » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:15 pm

A decade ago!
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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by Morisot » Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:22 am

So far, 2018 is a VERY drab Fall on the Island. Where is all the COLOR!

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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by MACTRAXX » Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:34 pm

Morisot wrote:So far, 2018 is a VERY drab Fall on the Island. Where is all the COLOR!
M: Patience...The first frost may occur in the coming days - and then: COLOR!!! MACTRAXX
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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by Head-end View » Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:00 pm

The above photo at Cold Spring Harbor would make a great publicity shot for the LIRR. :-D

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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by nyandw » Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:57 am

MTA photo... Anyone seen this location and date? :-)
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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by nyandw » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:04 am

nyandw wrote:MTA photo... Anyone seen this location and date? :-)


Any idea on this MTA photo post as to date? Can't be this year for sure! :-) Anyone with a current LIRR Fall color update?
Here's my favorite:
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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by SwingMan » Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:36 am

West of Cold Spring Harbor station facing railroad east.

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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by Teutobergerwald » Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:31 pm

Just west of Mill Neck in the mid-70s.
Searching for the eagles of the XVII,XVIII & XIX Legions in Germania.

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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by nyandw » Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:20 pm

Wow, now it's Snow shot time!!

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Re: 2018 LIRR Fall Foliage Inquiry

Post by nyandw » Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:49 am

Yipes, no Fall material this year :-(

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