Atlanta is a city of trees, and three weeks or so a year we pay the price for it.
The pollen count today hit 1,663, on a scale where 120 is the "Extremely High" threshold.
To help my fellow residents in their testimonials to disbelieving fiends in Boston and San Francisco:
Pollen.com for the big picture and allergy bragging rights via the daily Top 5 Worst Cities list.
Atlanta Pollen Chart from the Atlanta Allergy & Asthma Clinic