Weather Explained: Why spring allergies have us sneezing

Allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the United States, according to American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Nearly 10% of the U.S. population is diagnosed with hay fever each year, especially during the spring months when the pollen count is quite high.

Check out the video above for more on how plants and wind can result in those itchy and watery eyes.