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Monday, August 27, 2018

High pollen, high heat and high air pollution for Charlestown through Wednesday

Triple whammy from Charlestown's weather
By Will Collette

Through Wednesday, Charlestown and the rest of coastal South County will face unhealthy levels of heat, ozone air pollution (thank you, summer visitors) and pollen, mostly from grasses. 

All three pose serious health risks to vulnerable populations. Combining all three factors and that means most people can be affected. Here are the forecasts for heat, pollution and pollen:

Source: National Weather Service forecast for Charlestown RI


Source: Air quality forecast from DEM



Source: Pollen forecast from Pollen.com