By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News SPOKANE, Wash. – Remember the first two days of October? Brilliantly sunny and warm with fiery-colored leaves on trees. Suddenly a switch got flipped, bringing episodes of rain and a chilly wind that sent leaves skittering to the ground like an angry spirit.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Ever since I was a kitten, I’ve loved picking up big maple leaves in the fall. I’d take them home, put them under a piece of paper and rub the side of a crayon over the top. It makes a great print of the leaf.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – As a record-breaking hot summer in the Pacific Northwest gives way to the first days of the autumnal equinox, it’s still T-shirt and sunglasses weather over much of the region. Stores may be festooned with Halloween decorations, but temperatures in Yakima, Pullman, Walla Walla and the Tri-Cities […]
By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PROSSER, Wash. – Autumn weather in Washington typically becomes increasingly active from September to November, but that was not the case in 2013. September kicked off the season with a superstorm, one of the highlights of the fall.
Photos by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services PULLMAN, Wash. – The weather forecast calls for sunshine – and bright fall colors – to continue through most of next week, though the daytime high temperatures will be in the 40s and 50s rather than the 60s.
PULLMAN – Winter tempertatures and darker days are creeping in, but nature has allowed fall a last spectacular fling, as trees and bushes across the WSU Pullman campus display a brilliant palette of colors. Scientifically, the shorter daytime hours and cooler temperatures create a complex chemical reaction in leaves and plants, causing the quiet […]
Evidence of fall’s arrival was visible all throughout the WSU Pullman campus Monday as trees and bushes continue their transformation into brilliant autumn colors. The following is a collection of photos documenting the changing hues.