Heat advisory, ozone alert Friday

Author: Carol C. Bradley

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory and air quality alert for the Michiana area today, with temperatures expected to reach a high of 95 degrees and a heat index of over 100 degrees.

Ozone levels are expected to be in the orange range, indicating that the air quality is unhealthy for sensitive individuals, including the elderly and those with respiratory diseases such as asthma. Active adults and children should avoid prolonged outdoor exertion. Visit the National Weather Service website for updated local weather information.