Pollen Count

  07/29/14

The pollen season is winding down.  Since ragweed does not grow in Western Washington, we do not expect to see much airborne pollen for the rest of the year.  I will post a notification when we discontinue sampling, which will be sometime in the latter part of August.

 

 

Pollen Count Rating Predominant Pollen
Trees: 1 Low  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.