What marks the official start of fall?

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(WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The autumnal equinox is today September 22nd, 2021, marking the first official day of fall. The Autumnal equinox is one of two equinoxes and occurs when the sun is shining directly over the equator. The word “equinox” means “equal nights” in Latin and during the equinox, our days have almost equal amounts of daylight and darkness.

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