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This is the first day of autumn, the time of year when we look forward to colorful fall foliage. But a Virginia Tech tree expert says unless we get a good soaking rain very soon, this year’s color may be a disappointment. John Seiler says the very dry weather since early July is triggering trees to shed some of their leaves earlier — and often with more muted colors. He spoke with WFIR’s Evan Jones:

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