University of Tulsa
Mountain Cedar Pollen Forecast


Date Issued: 10 January 1998

Mountain Cedar location(s): Arbuckle Mountains, OK

Regional weather: Sunday, January 10 - TX/OK: Partly cloudy to sunny today with high pressure in control. A few morning clouds eastern OK. Highs in the 40's OK....mostly 50's and 60's TX. Lows tonight in the 20's and 30's.

Trajectory weather: Partly cloudy today, high in the mid-40's. Mostly clear tonight, low in the mid-20's. Becoming mostly cloudy with a chance of snow on Monday, high in the mid-30's.

Trajectory confidence: High

OUTLOOK: *** Low Threat *** Conditions are mostly unfavorable for pollen release today. Temperatures near the source region should remain below the tolerance level and humidities will likely remain too high. Some pollen release could occur, but amounts will be low.....and negligible when compared to the airborne pollen coming from Texas on Monday. Low Risk of pollen transport today from this source. TK

 Trajectory Start(s) (shown by green dot 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.

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