Pollen counts in the Twin Ports reached 7.5 / 10 on the scale on Sunday and Monday this week.  This is classified as medium-high pollen amounts.  At work today, many people were having problems with their allergies and everyone shared stories about seeing pollen floating around in the air over the weekend.

According to Pollen.com, our forecast is expected to improve over the next several days with pollen count returing to a more subdued, medium level.

Are you wondering if you are affected by allergies?  Here is a list of some of the common symptoms:

  • sneezing
  • wheezing
  • nasal congestion
  • coughing
  • itchy, watery eyes
  • runny nose
  • itchy throat
  • stomach ache
  • itchy skin
  • hives
  • fatigue
  • irritability

Find more information on allergies at pollen.com, and you can even check the forecast!