Pollen count unusually high for this time of year

While many are enjoying the record high temperatures, the unnaturally warm weather also is bringing higher counts of pollen into the air, sending allergy and asthma sufferers into an early, congested misery.

Friday’s pollen count for southwest Ohio — an inexact indicator of how much allergy sufferers will feel the symptoms of the ailments — reached 3,440 grains of pollen per cubit meter of air, according to the Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency.

High pollen particles directly linked to higher temperatures in area

(First Published: 12:41 AM Saturday, March 24, 2012)

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