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Tree leaves yellowing, dropping in Humboldt County, California
8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Plants & Wildlife
Humboldt County, CA

Start Date: 8/4/2018 - End Date: 8/15/2018
Redwood tree leaves continue to yellow. Blackberries heavily fruiting, with few blossoms now. Measurable precipitation from marine layer drizzle continues, while ETo since April 1st now at 10.88". July-June precipitation was 10% below normal at 45.87". CoCoRaHS Report from Station #Mckinleyville 7.3 ESE on 8/15/2018 Usual midsummer conditions, with drizzle from marine layer adding some moisture. Redwood trees have begun "yellowing" of leaves as of 7/31. Willows also seen dropping some dried leaves. CoCoRaHS Report from Station #Mckinleyville 7.3 ESE on 8/4/2018