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Colorado is one of the best places to witness the change that happens to trees and shrubs in the autumn. The brilliant display of fall leaves that cover the state is primarily regulated by the calendar. As days grow shorter and nights grow longer, biochemical processes in the leaves cause them to lose their green tint and develop red, orange, gold and brown tints before the leaves fall to the ground. Temperature has very little to do with the process. Therefore, it is easy to predict when the color change will occur.
In the mountains, the fall colors generally peak during the final two weeks of September and the first week of October but this can vary depending on the exact location. The most vibrant color only lasts about a week in most areas.
For the latest leaf report, you can always call the U.S. Forest Service Fall Color Hotline at 1-800-354-4595 or click here.
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DENVER - A 9Wants to Know investigation discovered that a growing number of parents are evicting their children after they move back home.
DENVER - A letter in the mail with my name on it, looks so innocent. Then I open it.
KUSA - You don't need a lot of equipment to get a good workout. Using your own bodyweight as resistance is the perfect way to train for everyday life.
Our lawns are getting enough water this spring to grow and stay green. But how will they fare when the heat hits in a few more weeks?
KUSA - A former fire chief was indicted by a grand Jury Thursday on embezzlement charges.
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LEXINGTON PARK, Md. - A Southern Maryland woman was seriously injured in a mishap involving a sex toy over the weekend. The case was first reported on BayNet.com, and Saint Mary's County Public Safety sources confirmed the information to WUSA in Washington, D.C.
KUSA - There's a new bug in town, and this one has tree owners all across the Front Range worried.
COLORADO SPRINGS - A lawsuit has been filed over the death of Colorado 19-year-old Nicholas A. Colbert against a retail store for selling him synthetic marijuana - or "Spice."
KUSA - Colorado became the 38th state to join the union on Aug. 1, 1876 - which makes Thursday the 137th birthday of the Centennial State.
- Chaffee County
- Cottonwood Pass
- Colorado 67
- Colorado 76
- Colorado 125
- Colorado 135
- Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park
- Gold Camp Road
- Golden and Golden Gate Canyon State Park
- Flat Tops Country
- Grand Mesa
- Guanella Pass
- Independence Pass
- Kenosha Pass
- Maroon Bells
- Monarch Pass
- Morrison and Evergreen
- Peak to Peak Highway
- Poudre Canyon
- Rampart Range Road
- Steamboat Springs
- Tennessee Pass/Vail
- Trail Ridge Road
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