There have been a few posts already about aspen color in some areas of the state. Experts agree that the drought is likely responsible for stress which can cause leaves to change color or drop.
Advice from Haley Balentine at the Crested Butte Visitor Center: Don't delay.
"Over the past week her eyes widened at what she saw on Kebler Pass, the go-to spot for photographers visiting Crested Butte. Balentine said she also beheld yellow splashes up and down Monarch Pass and Kenosha Pass boasting surprise brilliance in photos recently posted to social media."
One of the Denver meteorologists predicts "it will likely be a quick color-change this year and likely not last as long."
We'll keep this thread updated with information as it comes in.
And please report your fall color sightings here.