• WATCH: Massive pollen cloud erupts from falling tree limb in viral video

    By: WSBTV.com

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    HIXSON, Tenn. - If you have spring allergies, get ready for some nightmare fuel.

    A viral video shows the moment workers chopped a limb from a river birch tree in Hixson, Tennessee, just north of Chattanooga, this week at the height of allergy season.

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    If you think your allergies are trying to kill you, you'd be right! This was taken on the job site this morning in Hixson. #pollenseason #TimberlineOutdoors #ChattanoogaTN

    Posted by Timberline Outdoors, LLC on Thursday, April 4, 2019

    In the slow-motion video shared by Timberline Outdoors LLC, the branch starts to fall, and a cloud of pollen shakes loose from the limb. When the limb finally crashes to the ground, another cloud of the dreaded yellow stuff rises nearly 10 feet in the air.

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    "If you think your allergies are trying to kill you, you'd be right!" Timberline Outdoors captioned the video, which has been viewed more than 490,000 times since Thursday.

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    – The Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this report.


     

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