Ask 2: When will tree pollen let up?

Medium pollen counts for us, but tree is heavy
Medium pollen counts for us, but tree is heavy

At KPRC 2, we’re dedicated to keeping Houstonians informed. As part of our Ask 2 series, the newsroom will answer your questions about all things Houston.

Question: When will tree pollen let up? The yellow dusting on my car is so tiresome.

Answer: The Houston Health Department is currently reporting extremely heavy counts of tree pollen.

According to Pollen.com, the 5-day forecast in Houston is medium-high, and the top allergens are Oak, Ash and Hackberry.

According to an allergy guide by Zyrtec, tree pollen tends to be high from March-May, before dropping to moderate levels in June and low levels in October.

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