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Autumn leaves are falling; here’s why they’re so colorful

First Warning Weather University

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Autumn is in full swing, even if some unseasonably warm weather is still hanging around. With the season comes cooler temps, shorter days and beautiful fall foliage. In this First Warning Weather University lesson, chief meteorologist David Yeomans takes a closer look at why tree leaves change color every year.

In this First Warning Weather University lesson you’ll learn:

  • The real color of a leaf.
  • How trees digest sunlight.
  • What causes leaves to fall off trees.

Learn more in the FWWU:

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