ALLERGY ALERT: It's ragweed season!

ALLERGY ALERT: It's ragweed season!

(WWBT) - Pollen season is ramping up again, and it's due to ragweed.

We typically think of the peak of pollen during spring, which is prime time for tree pollen. But ragweed and goldenrod are the biggest pollen culprits from late summer through early fall.

Our "pollen-partners" at Richmond Allergy shared a primer on these seasonal pollens.

They say the peak for ragweed is in mid-September, but it affects as many as 23 million people from August through November.

Stay up to date on the latest pollen counts on and during our weather segments on NBC12 News at 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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