Fall color 2013

November 4, 2013 11:13 a.m.  •  0 comments

Do the larch look more golden this year? The aspen a brighter yellow, and the Japanese maples more crimson? It’s not all in your mind. The Indian summer of warm, dry days and cool, dry nights has produced ideal conditions for a showy fall.

Related story: Weather has been ideal for fall colors in Inland Northwest

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A cyclist pedals along Centennial Trail in Coeur d’Alene past beautiful fall colors on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.

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The late afternoon sun shines on a maple leaf in Coeur d’Alene on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.

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The late afternoon sun shines on a maple leaf in Coeur d’Alene on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.

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The fall colors peak at the Japanese Garden at Manito Park, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

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The morning light shines on a line of Tamarack trees near Mineral Ridge in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.

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The fall colors are maturing at the Finch Arboretum, Monday, Oct. 21, 2013.

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The privately owned Meyers Falls Hydro-Electric Power Plant near Kettle Falls Wash., generates enough electricity for about 1,500 homes and has been in operation since 1903.

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Students from Cataldo Catholic School form a congo line as they complete the second of two laps around Cannon Hill Park, Oct. 18, 2013, in Spokane Wash.

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