UV and pollen levels will remain relatively high for northeast Queens during the first half of the week, according to Pollen.com.
On Monday, UV levels in Bayside, Douglaston and Little Neck are expected to be at 8, which is in the medium high range, but will rise to 9 on Wednesday and Thursday.
For those with allergies, Monday's pollen levels will be in the medium-high range at 9.2, but will drop to 7.6 on Wednesday and 7.1 on Thursday.
This week's temperatures will hover in the mid to low 80s, according to the weather forecast.
Patch would recommend using tons of sunscreen regardless of the forecast, but with recent dissention among experts on whether or not it is beneficial—or even safe—a hat seems a surer bet. Check out this report from U.S. Health News and decide for yourself.