Ask 2: When will tree pollen let up?

Medium pollen counts for us, but tree is heavy

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

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

According to, 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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