WV Posted in West Virginia September 10, 2015 by Katherine 12 Undeniable Signs That Fall Is Almost Here In West Virginia It’s September and you know what that means: Fall is just around the corner. Here are some sure-fire signs you know autumn is on its way in West Virginia. 1. The leaves start changing colors just a bit. Manohar Dasari/Flickr They'll turn bright red, orange and yellows before the season is over but for now there's just a hint of color as fall approaches. 2. Halloween decorations are back in stores. Bill Rogers/Flickr Also Halloween costumes and everything fall-related. 3. Farms start opening their pumpkin patches again. Byrnside Branch Farm/Facebook Like this one at Byrnside Branch Farm in Monroe County. 4. College football is back. James Holloway/Flickr Pictured: A game between WVU Tech and Fairmont State University. 5. And so is high school football. mmaraya/Flickr Pictured: A game between Pope John Paul the Great Catholic High School playing Washington High School in Jefferson County. 6. School's back in session. Chris Yarzab/Flickr It seems like it's earlier and earlier for this every year. 7. You start getting your flannel shirts out again. Shanon Wise/Flickr As soon as the temperature dips below 70, you'll be ready. 8. Pumpkin Spice returns. hirotomo t/ flickr It's like we forget how delicious it is during the other three seasons, but as soon as the calendar hits September we cannot wait for it. 9. Cornfields turn into corn mazes. Old McDonald's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze/Facebook Like this West Virginia-themed one at Old McDonald’s Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze in Inwood. This is last year’s maze. 10. The Gauley River becomes the Beast of the East again. Wwkayaker22 Fall means Gauley Season, when water from the Summerville Dam is released into the river. People come from all over to raft this river. 11. Apple cider is back on store shelves. Orr’s Farm Market/Facebook Like this at Orr's Farm Market in Martinsburg. 12. Girls start wearing leggings again. Maegan Tintari Admit it, they're way better than pants. What other signs of fall in West Virginia can you think of? Let me know in the comments.