Iberville faces ozone alert on a hot Wednesday

Staff reports

An ozone alert is in effect today across Iberville and surrounding parishes, with high temperatures in the low to mid 90s.

Ozone levels could reach the unhealthful range today (code orange), making outdoor activity unsuitable for those with respiratory problems.

A summer-like pattern continues, with a high Wednesday of 93 and a heat index slightly above 100.

Overnight lows will fall into the mid 70s.

Skies will remain clear to partly cloudy the next 24 to 36 hours, with rainfall probablities at less than 20 percent.