Are you sneezing? Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini looks at our pollen trend.

Allergy sufferers: Beware of pollen count today

Early in the week, the tree pollen count was low, but warm and dry weather has allowed the count to spike, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini.

>> Gusty winds today, showers and storms through weekend

Pollen forecast:

  • Friday: Tree pollen will stay elevated because of warm and breezy conditions
  • Saturday & Sunday: Rain will likely drop the count by the end of the weekend. 

Mold spores may climb this weekend due to wet weather expected.

WHIO Doppler 7 Interactive Radar

How can you get relief from the pollen in the air? 

  • Close windows at night 
  • Limit your time outdoors between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. 
  • Shower before going to bed so don't sleep in pollen

>> Enhanced fire threat: Wind gusts could make for dangerous outdoor burns today

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