Useful Ways to Help Monitor Seasonal Allergens in Your Region
These strategies may help you find up-to-date information about seasonal allergens.
Keep it local
These groups publish daily information about pollen customized by ZIP code or by proximity to a pollen-counting station.
- The National Allergy Bureau (aaaai.org/global/nab-pollen-counts.aspx): The NAB Web site provides pollen counts from 84 air-sampling stations across the United States. Bonus: You can sign up to receive alerts when counts near you are low, moderate, high, very high, or whenever they change significantly.
- Pollen.com: This site uses historical pollen count data plus current weather conditions to provide 5-day pollen forecasts by ZIP code. Forecast includes details about predominant allergens such as grasses and ragweed.
- Weather.com: This site gives a 4-day forecast for levels of grass and weed pollen for your town or ZIP code. You can also see a calendar of pollen activity over the past month, a state-by-state guide to top allergens, and national maps showing allergy hot spots.
- AccuWeather (accuweather.com): Click on the “Allergies” tab to see 4 days of forecasts for grass and weed pollen levels.