ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WKOW) -- With temperatures rising over the past few days many are beginning to deal with seasonal allergies.
Experts are predicting an above average pollen count this spring.
Through the end of April, the most common allergies come from budding trees which can lead to hay fever.
Allergist Steve Kagen predicts this season could be among the worst in recent memory.
"We've had adequate precipitation, more than usual. So that water is in the ground and when it totally gets defrosted, that water pressure comes up the trees, out the top as pollen. Which is very allergenic for most people," said Dr. Kagen, of Kagen Allergy Clinic.
Experts say wind can blow pollen in the air as far as five hundred miles.
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