Despite high hopes, hot weather dulls fall foliage season

In this Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 photo a hiker walks out on a bridge to view a waterfall at the Crystal Cascades in Pinkham Notch, N.H. Despite forecasts for brilliant foliage throughout the Northeast this year, long-time leaf watchers say the leaves this fall are dull and weeks behind schedule in their turn from green to the brilliant hues of autumn. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)


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