Storm Team Allergy Report

Friday, September 20th: We can expect lower levels of pollen to continue today. All of our pollen producing plants such as grass, trees, weeds and mold should stay at low levels. Enjoy the break from your seasonal allergies.

We will update our allergy forecast, Monday through Friday during Good Morning Northland and on WDIO.com.

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