Jon Klusmire sends this snapshot of a tree whose orange and red leaves have survived recent storms and winds that stripped other nearby trees.
It stands beside the Eastern California Museum in Independence. Splashes of color like this remain to be seen across the Eastern Sierra during one of the most beautiful and long-lasting autumns we’ve recorded.
California Fall Color ends its daily reporting on Thanksgiving Day, though postings will continue as color is reported across California.Location: Independence, Calif.
Temperature: 57.2 °F
Dew point: 33.8 °F
Wind speed: 6km/hr
Wind direction: 300°
Cloud cover: n/a