In the last 24 hours, the amount of pollen in the air has doubled ̵
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The number doubled or almost doubled each day last week, climbing through the hundreds, and ending with four digits on Saturday. On Sunday, they all hit the number 4666, which is well above the "extremely high" threshold, according to the Atlanta Allergy and Asthma Organization.
if they have to be outdoors for long periods of time, "said a spokesman for the organization. "The high pollen range starts at 90 years," and the National Bureau of Allergy believes the 1500 census is extremely high.
RESEARCH: … and maple. Grass pollen is still in the middle range and weed pollen is low.
The count remains extremely high on Sunday despite the night rainfall. A cold front passed through the state early on Sunday morning, carrying some heavy meadows and several thunderstorms. The rain cleared the subway in Atlanta by 9 am
Keep in mind that counting has been taken over the past 24 hours, said Channel 2 Action News metalologist Katie Wals. It will be Monday before the figures reflect the rain.
Temperatures in the middle of the 40th Sunday morning will also offer some relief, she said.
With a colder pace in the forecast, the number of Sundays should stay at the "highest of the year" for at least a few days.
This will also help control the pollination of trees, preserve this pollen for a few days before they recover once more, Wals said. "On Wednesday and Thursday the afternoon we go back to the lower 70s."
The pollen season usually begins in the middle until the end of March, but the Count of the Atlanta subway field has increased to four digits much earlier this year. "Not everyone is allergic to or irritated by the same thing," says Wals, "but when the numbers go up to thousands, even if you are not allergic to pollen, you can be irritated."
April and May, the number of grass pollen is usually increased as pollen decreases.
AJC reporter Shadi Abuzaid contributed to this article.
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