The torrential weekend downpours appear to have “washed” some of the pollen out of the air. That’s certainly a net positive. Too bad flooding was the substitute in harder hit areas in and around Chicago.

HERE’S THE LATEST MONDAY (9/12/2022) REPORT ON POLLEN from Dr. Rachna Shah and Caitlin Walker at Loyola Medicine:

MONDAY POLLEN COUNT

  • Trees – absent
  • Grass – absent
  • Molds – low
  • Ragweed – low
  • Other Weeds – low

MONDAY LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPS

SOUTHERN LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE, IL
932 AM CDT Mon Sep 12, 2022

LAKE MICHIGAN WATER TEMPERATURES…

  • CHICAGO SHORE……….72.
  • CHICAGO CRIB……….71.
  • CHICAGO BUOY……….73.
  • WILMETTE BUOY……….69.
  • WAUKEGAN BUOY……….67.
  • WINTHROP HARBOR BUOY……….68.
  • MICHIGAN CITY……….71.
  • MICHIGAN CITY BUOY……….70.
  • SOUTH MID LAKE BUOY……….70.
  • NORTH MID LAKE BUOY……….68.

The Michigan City water temperature sensor is located at a water intake one mile offshore and 60 feet below water surface. It is read every day of the year.