'Pollmageddon'? Pollen haze in North Carolina captured in sneeze-worthy photos

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Aerial photos circulating online show the skies above Durham, North Carolina, taking on an eerie yellow-green glow.

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Is this a scene from the apocalypse? Nope, just a lot of pollen.

Using a drone, photographer Jeremy Gilchrist shot the now-viral photos Monday and posted them on his Facebook page, according to WTVD.

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"No tricks here," Gilchrist captioned the post, which has been shared more than 17,000 times. "Yes, you are looking at a green haze made up of tree pollen from the pines of central NC. This is Durham: #ThePollening #Pollen #Pollmageddon."

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No tricks here. Yes you are looking at a green haze made up of tree pollen from the pines of central NC! This is...

Posted by Jeremy Gilchrist on Monday, April 8, 2019

Nearby Raleigh reported a pollen count of 1,178.8 grains per cubic meter Monday, according to CNN.

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