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Cooler night temps trigger color in leaves

Sunday, October 24, 2010

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Sunlight sparkles through the leaves on a recent fall day in Sikeston. The warm days and cool nights of fall prompt the change in color of the leaves.
(Photo by Jill Bock, Staff)
Fall color a bit behind schedule

michellef@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Cooler temperatures are coming together to create some festive fall foliage around Southeast Missouri.

"We're starting to see some fall color, and it will probably be peaking out sometime in the next couple of weeks," said Ross Glenn, a resource forester with the Missouri Department of Conservation.

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