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Big changes to watch this fall!

For those of us who live in a temperate region (where summers are hot and winters are cold), autumn is a time of big weather changes. The breezes turn crisp and cool, and the nights grow longer. And, of course, the tree leaves turn from shades of green to bright yellows, deep purples, and dazzling reds...

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The September Equinox

Today, at 4:02 p.m. Eastern Time, the autumnal equinox marks the beginning of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, where the seasons are reversed, the event is called the vernal equinox and marks the start of spring.

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