1/26/2015                                                                                                                                                                                    We  have begun to sample the air now on clear days.  The earliest tree pollens are starting to appear.      We predict that Alder will start to show up in about 4 weeks if the weather continues to be mild.

 

Pollen Count Rating Predominant Pollen
Trees:  23  Low  Cedar/Juniper family, Hazelnut
Low: 1 – 50         Moderate: 51 – 199       High: 200-599       Very High: over 600
 
Grasses:  0
Low: 1 – 5            Moderate: 6-14            High: 15-30            Very High: over 30
Weeds:  0
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.