While much of the state is relishing beautiful autumn leaves colors, the St. Cloud area has been put on pause, still sitting in the early (almost unnoticeable) stages of color stage.

The northern half of the state is cooperating, but most of the southern half -- including St. Cloud, is barely registering any noticeable change.

Minnesota DNR

Truth be told, this year's color change is a bit behind the past couple of years -- but not by a lot.