Fall colors for the most part have been fairly disappointing in the Kansas City area. Blame weather and changing weather patterns, experts say. In this photo from 2011, trees displayed their fall colors as seen from the Executive Hills building at 8500 W. 110th Street looking north in Overland Park.
Fall colors for the most part have been fairly disappointing in the Kansas City area. Blame weather and changing weather patterns, experts say. In this photo from 2011, trees displayed their fall colors as seen from the Executive Hills building at 8500 W. 110th Street looking north in Overland Park. File photo JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star
Fall colors for the most part have been fairly disappointing in the Kansas City area. Blame weather and changing weather patterns, experts say. In this photo from 2011, trees displayed their fall colors as seen from the Executive Hills building at 8500 W. 110th Street looking north in Overland Park. File photo JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star

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