Heat advisory courtesy MGN

NORTHWOODS - A heat advisory is in effect Monday for the entire Newswatch 12 viewing area. For most of the area, the advisory lasts until Monday evening, but some areas in the west will see the advisory go until 1:00 Tuesday morning. The National Weather Service says heat index values are expected to reach around 100.

The NWS recommends drinking plenty of fluids; staying in air conditioning and out of the sun; checking on relatives and neighbors; and making sure not to leave young children or pets unattended in a vehicle.