Check out the expected color conditions for this weekend in Central New York and surrounding areas.

Beautiful peak and near-peak foliage continue to spread throughout the Adirondacks, while peak and near-peak colors are increasing in the Central New York, according to observers for the Empire State Development Division of Tourism’s I LOVE NY program.

In the Adirondacks region, see peak foliage in Saranac Lake this weekend, they've reported 85 percent color change with bold, bright, and beautiful red, purple, orange, and yellow leaves. Spotters reporting from Tupper Lake predict just past peak foliage this weekend, with 90–95 percent color change. Colors are of average brilliance and include honey, goldenrod, saffron, ginger, cinnamon, russet, clementine, paprika, and merlot.

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Herkimer County spotters from Old Forge expect peak foliage this weekend, with 90 percent color change and red, orange, gold, and some yellow leaves of above-average brilliance.

In Central New York, Utica spotters say it's peak foliage in Oneida County this weekend. Look for 95 percent color change with bright yellow, orange, and red leaves. Herkimer County spotters reporting from Mohawk predict near-peak foliage this weekend with 80 percent color change and brilliant shades of red and gold. In Madison County, spotters reporting from Delphi Falls County Park in Cazenovia predict near-peak conditions for the weekend with 75 percent foliage change and average-to-bright leaves of shades of red, orange, and yellow.

In Chenango County, Norwich spotters are predicting foliage at the midpoint of change this weekend with mostly yellow-brown leaves of average brilliance along with some red and orange mixed in at the higher elevations.

Otsego County spotters in Cooperstown are expecting a 40 percent change and foliage at midpoint this weekend, with yellow, orange, and green leaves of average brilliance.

In Onondaga County, Syracuse foliage spotters predict 35 percent color change with yellow leaves of average brilliance and some pops of red and orange.

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