Ask 2: Why is pollen so bad right now?

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Question: Why is pollen so bad right now?

Answer: Warm, dry, and windy weather and climates with little or no rain have high pollen levels, according to

The 5 Day Pollen Allergy Forecast is low Tuesday and Wednesday and reaches medium-high levels Thursday-Saturday.

According to, ragweed, sage and elm are currently the top allergens in Houston.

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