Fall foliage around the country

  • Fall colors emerge on young trees and brush in a charred forest still recovering from the 1992 Cleveland Corral wildfire along the South Fork of the American River in the Sierra Nevada Mountains east of Sacramento, California. Getty Images

  • Between small eruptions of recent days, Mount Saint Helens volcano appears calm except for some dust from falling rocks and landslides as an large eruption is believed to be nearing in Mount Saint Helens National Monument, Washington. Getty Images

  • Trees sport some colorful leaves as a stream flows near North Conway, New Hampshire. The fall foliage season has gotten off to a slow start with the trees being still green in many spots and in others the leaves have been removed from the trees by more than a week of rain and wind. Getty Images

  • A tree sports colorful leaves as a stream flows near North Conway, New Hampshire. The fall foliage season has gotten off to a slow start with the trees being still green in many spots and in others the leaves have been removed from the trees by more than a week of rain and wind. Getty Images

  • Late afternoon sun highlights the last remaining leaves on a tree near a creek near Fletcher's Boathouse in Washington, DC. Unseasonably warm temperatures have lingered in the Washington, DC area over the past two weeks. Getty Images

  • Fall-like colors appear in summer as vegetation in southern California's predominantly chaparral habitat dries rapidly during the area's driest year since records began 130 years ago west of Mount Wilson in the San Gabriel Mountains, north of Pasadena, California. Getty Images

  • A horse and carraige moves along a road in New York City's Central Park. Peak fall colors will reach the lower Hudson Valley, Eastern Long Island and the New York metro area. Getty Images

  • Leaves are scattered along a promenade in New York City's Central Park. Peak fall colors will reach the lower Hudson Valley, Eastern Long Island and the New York metro area. Getty Images

  • Fall-like colors appear in summer as vegetation in southern California's predominantly chaparral habitat dries rapidly during the area's driest year since records began 130 years ago west of Mount Wilson in the San Gabriel Mountains, north of Pasadena, California. Getty Images