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July 21, 2024

Photo gallery: Leaves falling, rain about to

While many leaves have already fallen, Lithia Park is still very colorful. The Upper Duck Pond is again home to more than a half-dozen Wood Ducks. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
November 8, 2023

Autumn color crescendo still going; temps to dip into 30s

By Bert Etling, Ashland.news

The autumn color climax in Southern Oregon may be a bit past its predicted peak of around Oct. 30, but spectacular scenes of fall brilliance continue to be seen around town. More leaves can be expected to fall heading in to Thursday evening, along with temperatures expected to hit a low of 39 Thursday evening.

As of Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service is forecasting a low of 35 Wednesday evening and a high of 57 Thursday and Friday. 

Rain is expected to fall starting at 4 p.m. Thursday, mostly before 10 p.m. Thursday. The next chance of rain is listed as Monday.

Email Ashland.news Executive Editor Bert Etling at betling@ashland.news or call or text him at 541-631-1313.

The Lithia Park Japanese Garden continues to be in bright fall colors. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
Many people came to Lithia Park with cameras over the weekend and the Japanese Garden was a colorful subject. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
The Japanese Garden has been aglow in fall colors for a number of weeks. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
The variety of maple trees in the Japanese Garden provide an interesting contrast of colors and textures that continue to change as the season progresses. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
A man (at right) takes a swim in the Granite Street Swim Reservoir in Lithia Park Sunday. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
People were out for a walk, run or drive under the colorful canopy in Lithia Park Sunday. Ashland.news photo by Bob Palermini
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Bert Etling is the executive editor of Ashland.news. Email him at betling@ashland.news.

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