Break out the waterbottles and sweatbands.
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday. Forecasts call for temperatures at or near 100 degrees, with heat indices ranging from 100 to 105 degrees
Forecasters say southwest winds will bring a plume of hot air across the region on Monday, spurring near-record temperatures and potentially dangerous weather conditions. The highest temperatures will be along the Minnesota River Valley, according to predictions.
The weather services advises people living in the area of the advisory to take extra precautions on Monday if working or spending time outside. Wear light and loose-fitting clothing, drink plenty of water and schedule frequent rest breaks. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location, according to the weather service.