There’s been a change in the air recently.
Although we can try to deny it, leaves are already starting to change color as the fall season is upon us. And even though there are still a few weeks left of summer, it’s not too early to begin thinking about a trip to the woods to see the fall foliage.
The map uses an algorithm developed from tons of data — like historical temperatures and forecast precipitation from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — to create a predictive map of when trees will reach peak viewing status around the country. The algorithm then produces a county-by-county breakdown of when colorful leaves are expected to peak that you can toggle through week-by-week.
“Similar to any meteorological forecast,