Fall foliage at Patapsco Valley State Park, November 6, 2016. (Jennifer Cohen via Facebook)

The weather this weekend was simply fabulous and, with fall foliage near peak across the region, it was a joy to be outdoors.

High temperatures both days neared 70 degrees and vibrant red, orange, and yellow leaves were bathed in beautiful sunshine while surrounded by clear blue skies.


Peak fall foliage in Washington as seen from Crystal City, Va., Nov. 6, 2016. (Tyler Reber via Flickr)

We received scores of magnificent images of the local color and share a sample below.

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So long daylight savings. See you again next spring. Angela N. via Flickr

Sunrise, Great Falls, Nov. 5, 2016. (Mark Andre via Flickr)

Blue skies and fall colors at Lake Thoreau in Reston yesterday. (Kim Michael via Twitter)