Five things you need to know Tuesday

1. What's a Code Orange Ozone Forecast advisory? And how does it affect me?

The advisory is in effect Tuesday across the Charlotte-area from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

But what does that mean? An air quality day means that Ground Level Ozone concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards. People who are active and anyone with respiratory difficulties should limit prolonged outdoor exertion. Specifically, these groups are encouraged to keep an eye out for nose, eye, throat and lung irritation. For more info, click here.

2. Search resumes for missing Lake Norman boater

Authorities will continue their search for a missing boater at sunrise Tuesday morning.

Two boats collided on Lake Norman around 11 p.m. Monday evening near Blythe Landing. Each boat was carrying two passengers, however, only three individuals were located and transported to the hospital.

The search for the final passenger began Monday evening, but was suspended until Tuesday morning at sun up. For more, click here.

3. CMPD investigating Charlotte's 31st homicide

Detectives began conducting a homicide investigation early Tuesday morning after a 30-year-old died from what CMPD says was a gunshot wound.

The incident marks Charlotte's 31st homicide in 2017. For more details on the investigation, click here.

4. Heading to work? MAJOR delays on I-77 N/B

All lanes of I-77 north bound were shut down around 5:50 a.m. Tuesday after a fatal crash.

According to Medic, a pedestrian was hit early Tuesday on I-77 N at Clanton Road.

Authorities recommend drivers find an alternative route. Click here for LIVE traffic.

5. Yikes! Dangerous parasite showing up in sushi and raw fish

Doctors have a warning for you.  A dangerous parasite is showing up in sushi.

The worm attaches to the lining of your stomach and could lead to a fever, vomiting, digestive bleeding and even life-threatening reactions. Click here to see the ways to be proactive about what you're eating.

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