03/02/2015

The return of clear weather means that more pollen will be in the air.  Wind also plays a part.  The windier it is on warm days, the more pollen seems to be airborne.

 

Pollen Count Rating Predominant Pollen
Trees:  271  High  32% Alder,  68% Cedar/Juniper
Low: 1 – 50         Moderate: 51 – 199       High: 200-599       Very High: over 600
 
Grasses:  0  Absent
Low: 1 – 5            Moderate: 6-14            High: 15-30            Very High: over 30
Weeds:  0  Absent
Low 1-2.9             Moderate 3 – 9           High 10-20             Very High = over 20

What these ratings mean:

Absent: No symptoms. Low: Only individuals extremely sensitive to these pollens will experience symptoms. Moderate: Many individuals sensitive to these pollens will experience symptoms High: Most individuals with any sensitivity to these pollens will experience symptoms. Very High: Almost all individuals with any sensitivity at all to these pollens will experience symptoms. Extremely sensitive people could have severe problems.