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Fall Color Update

The fall color change has been slow to start this year, due to warmer than average temperatures, greater than average sunshine (up until about a week and a half ago) and ample rainfall.  If you want to find the best fall color this weekend, you should travel north of Sault Ste. Marie into Canada.  Check out the Lake Superior MODIS satellite picture (from NOAA Coastwatch).  Here’s the pic. +full screen.    You can see a hint of orange in the area from Sault Ste. Marie north up toward the towns of Wawa and Chapleau.  That’s the leaves changing color.  Upper…