NEW ORLEANS -- When you wake up Monday morning, temperatures will be below freezing.

The north and south shore are set to have hard freezes next week, with lows on the south shore at 31 degrees.

FORECAST: Arctic Blast Headed South

Here are some tips on how to prepare for the chilly temperatures:

PETS: Pets should come inside, or if they are outside they should have a warm place to go with water that won't freeze.

PLANTS: Sensitive vegetation should be brought inside or covered.

PIPES: The outside of exposed pipes should be wrapped with insulation.