The University of Tulsa

Mountain Cedar Pollen Forecast

Metropolitan Area

Exposure Risk

Oklahoma City

Low to Moderate


Low to Moderate

St. Louis MO



Date Issued: 19 Dec 2004

Mountain Cedar Location(s): Arbuckle Mountains, OK

Regional Weather: Sunday, Dec 19 update. TX/OK: Temperatures on Sunday will be in the 30s and 40s in Oklahoma with night time lows Sunday night at or below freezing. Temperatures in Texas will be seasonal in the upper 50s to mid 60s today. Night time lows will be in the 30s. The cold front moves out quickly as winds shift late Sunday afternoon to Sunday evening. With the return of south to southeast winds, temperatures will warm to above normal temperatures on Monday.


Trajectory weather: The air mass trajectories move from the Arbuckle Mountains to the west briefly and then move north and northeast. Sunny skies to partly cloudy skies will prevail across the region. Temperatures are slowly rising to the favorable range for pollen release this afternoon.

OUTLOOK: *** Moderate Threat *** mixed conditions for pollen release. Sunny dry conditions will occur today, but temperatures just into the favorable range will reduce the chance of abundant pollen release. 

Trajectory Start (s) (shown by black star on map): Sulfur, OK.

Prepared by: Estelle Levetin (Faculty of Biological Science, The University of Tulsa, 600 S. College, Tulsa, OK 74104). This forecast gives the anticipated future track of released Mountain Cedar pollen, weather conditions over the region and along the forecast pathway, and an estimated time of arrival for various metropolitan areas.


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