For the first time since 2009, and only the second time in the last 16 years, Washington, D.C. had zero code red days for unhealthy air quality in the summer of 2013.
This year's ragweed pollen levels are rising, but tracking below many recent years.
Leaving a child in a hot car goes beyond risky, unsafe behavior and enters the realm of criminal neglect.
The hot, stagnant air over the Washington, D.C. area has prompted the first air quality alert of 2013.
Overexposure to the sun is dangerous and can increase your risk of skin cancer.
Tree counts are HIGH. Grass counts are HIGH. Mold counts are MODERATE. If you're sneezing like I am, this should explain a lot.
While it’s not quite beach weather, the sun’s rays are now just as strong as we see in mid-August.
On Thursday, the tree pollen spiked to 2871 grains per cubic meter, as astonishing level unsurpassed since 2010. The good news for allergy sufferers? It's unlikely to get worse.
Today's tree pollen count surged to 2870.61 grains per cubic meter, classified as VERY HIGH according to the U.S. Army Centralized Allergen Extract Laboratory.
Tree pollen counts in the last two weeks have consistently shot up into the high range, and could spike higher.