The University of Tulsa

Mountain Cedar Pollen Forecast

Metropolitan Area

Exposure Risk

Dallas/Fort Worth



Moderate to High

San Antonio

Moderate to High


Date Issued: 19 December 2004

Mountain Cedar Location(s): Edwards Plateau, Texas

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 to the west briefly and then move north and northeast. The trajectories from the western side of the Plateau curve back south on Tuesday as the next cold front approaches the area. Sunny to partly cloudy skies will prevail across the region.Conditions across the Plateau are seasonal. Trajectories from the east side of the Plateau show good conditions for transport, while those front the western side do not.

OUTLOOK: *** Moderate to HighThreat today *** Good conditions for pollen release. Sunny skies with light winds will allow for pollen release this afternoon.

Trajectory Start (s) (shown by * on map): Austin, TX; Junction, TX; San Angelo, TX.




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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