University of Tulsa
Mountain Cedar Pollen Forecast


Date Issued: 4 January 1998

Mountain Cedar location(s): Edwards Plateau, Texas

Regional weather: Monday, January 4 - TX/OK: Cold high pressure area in control for today. Dry except for the slight chance of a few morning flurries hill country of Texas. Highs today 30's and 40's with a few 20's northeast OK. Lows tonight mostly 20's with some 10's north and some 30's south TX. Temperatures rebounding on Tuesday as the high shifts to the east.

Trajectory weather: Partly cloudy today and tonight, high in the mid-40's, low in the low 20's. Increasing clouds on Tuesday with a high in the 30's.

Trajectory confidence: High

OUTLOOK: *** Low Threat *** Low Risk of pollen transport on Sunday due to the cold temperatures. For today....cold temps still remain. Very little pollen release expected. Effects on the residents of Texas and Oklahoma should be extremely limited. TK

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

Austin, TX

Junction, TX

San Angelo, TX

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.

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