Warm temps have allergies ramping up amid fall festivities



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By Kadee Broseau | Posted: Sun 8:29 PM, Oct 01, 2017 | Updated: Sun 8:33 PM, Oct 01, 2017

The warm fall weather is playing its part in keeping allergies rampant in the Ozarks with mold and ragweed allergy sufferers being hit the hardest.

“It’s 80 degrees on a fall day. It’s kind of hot,” Valerie Franklin said.

“You know, with the warm weather, you don’t always think fall. Some people are thinking lake weather still,” Shauna Jones, at Campbell’s Maze Daze & Pumpkin Patch in Clever, said.

However, at Maze Daze, fall fun is certainly here. Even those who suffer from allergies say that’s just part of being outside.

“Just seasonal allergies, ragweed, mold, dust, any of those things,” Franklin said.

Experts say mold has been extra bad this year, thanks to the roller coaster weather. It was the cool,…