Pollen Forecast, 22 January 2001

University of Tulsa
Mountain Cedar Pollen Forecast


Metropolitan Area

Exposure Risk

Oklahoma City




St. Louis


Date Issued: 22 January 2001

Mountain Cedar location(s): Arbuckle Mountains, OK

Regional weather: Monday, January 22 - TX/OK/AR: High pressure situated over the region today. Sunny skies and light winds with highs in the 50's most areas. Increasing clouds from the west later today and tonight ahead of a weak disturbance. Lows tonight from the 20's north to 40's south.

Trajectory weather: Mostly sunny today, high in the low 50's. Mostly clear tonight, low in the upper 20's. Partly cloudy Tuesday, high in the upper 40's.

Trajectory confidence: High

OUTLOOK: *** Low Threat *** Conditions are partially favorable for pollen release today. Temperatures are creeping into the favorable range at midday but will not push farther than the low 50's, which slightly favors release. Humidities are dropped during the late morning/midday hours. They are not yet favorable but may be slightly so for a few hours this afternoon. Winds are light. Some release may occur this afternoon but amounts should be light. Low Risk of exposure for residents of central and northeast OK... and others along the forecast pathway. TK

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

Prepared by: Thomas Keever (Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, NCSU), Estelle Levetin (Faculty of Biological Science, The University of Tulsa, 600 S. College, Tulsa, OK 74104), and C.E. Main (Department of Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7618). 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.

Questions: Aerobiology Lab e-mail: pollen@utulsa.edu

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