Cedar explodes in Hill Country

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Understand symptoms for allegeries

  • A cedar tree releases it pollen, making it look like the tree is on fire with smoke coming off of it. The Texas A&M Forest Service is explaining cedar fever, a common central Texas allergy. — Submitted photo
    A cedar tree releases it pollen, making it look like the tree is on fire with smoke coming off of it. The Texas A&M Forest Service is explaining cedar fever, a common central Texas allergy. — Submitted photo
Cedar fever season is upon us and allergy suffers in the Hill Country are experiencing the second highest pollen levels recorded in the area. The allergy experts at Allergy & Asthma Center of Georgetown counted 31,587 grains per cubic meter of air Jan. 4. This is highest amount counted since 1990 when 32,000 grains were recorded and in 2006 30,961 were recorded, according to the KXAN cedar…

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