Do your allergies seem worse the day after it rains? Have you ever noticed being in an area that’s damp and humid, like a dock or basement, causes you to start sneezing? A study from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) attributes 4.6 million cases of asthma in the U.S. to mold and dampness. In this blog, we’ll talk about mold allergies and why they’re so prevalent in Texas throughout the year.
Saharan dust is picked up by trade winds throughout the year and carried to Europe, the Caribbean and North and South America. Despite causing allergies and issues with air quality, Saharan dust does offer benefits to the environment. Texas usually sees Saharan dust between mid-June to late August.