...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT... The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is forecasting an Ozone Action Day for East Baton Rouge...West Baton Rouge... Livingston...Ascension...Iberville and Pointe Coupee Parishes...in effect until midnight CDT tonight. The Air Quality Index indicates that ozone will be at the Orange level...which is unhealthy for sensitive groups. Increasing ozone levels may cause unhealthy air quality during afternoon hours. Active children and adults...the elderly and people with respiratory diseases such as asthma...should avoid prolonged outdoor exertion. Please take whatever voluntary steps you can to reduce emissions that contribute to ozone formation. Drive less and make sure your automobile is in good working condition. Make sure your gas cap is tight. Wait until after 6 PM to refuel your vehicle and use gas powered lawn equipment. More information about current air quality and what you can do to help prevent ozone formation is available at the D E Q website www.deq.louisiana.gov/enviroflash or by calling 8 6 6 8 9 6 5 3 3 7.
Current Condition: Humid and Mostly Cloudy
Wind Speeds: 6.85mph
Chance of Precipitation: 0%
Temperature: 92/76 Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day. Thursday:
Temperature: 94/77 Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day. Friday:
Temperature: 95/77 Humid and partly cloudy throughout the day. Saturday:
Temperature: 96/78 Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day. Sunday:
Temperature: 97/78 Humid throughout the day and mostly cloudy until afternoon.