Pollen Forecast, 23 January 2001

University of Tulsa
Mountain Cedar Pollen Forecast


Metropolitan Area

Exposure Risk

Oklahoma City




St. Louis


Date Issued: 23 January 2001

Mountain Cedar location(s): Arbuckle Mountains, OK

Regional weather: Tuesday, January 23 - TX/OK/AR: High pressure surrounds the region today. A weak cold front will move through the region tonight, aided by some upper-level moisture and energy. The majority effect is and will be some mid to high-level cloudiness, some fog, and a slight chance of rain for some areas. Most locations will remain dry. Highs today mostly in the 50's and 60's, lows tonight mostly 30's and 40's.

Trajectory weather: Variably cloudy today, high in the upper 40's. Mostly cloudy tonight, low in the low 30's. Partly cloudy Wednesday, high in the 40's.

Trajectory confidence: High

OUTLOOK: *** Low Threat *** Conditions are mostly unfavorable for pollen release today. Temperatures will only reach the upper 40's near the source this afternoon, barely favorable. Humidities remain high above the tolerance zone, decreasing only slowly. Winds are fairly light. Little release expected today, with Low Risk of exposure to the populace. 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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