Red, orange and yellow leaves are beginning to shade Mid-Michigan. In the state, fall color can mean big bucks for tourism. While many enjoy the autumn color show, weather has something to do with the vivid colors.

6 News met with associate professor Dr. Bert Cregg, of Michigan State University’s Department of Horticulture, to get some insight on fall foliage. Watch the video above as StormTracker 6 Chief Meteorologist David Young tells us the science behind fall foliage.