Beat the heat by getting into town early. Too late, she cried. For you unmetricated foreigners, that is 97F. Tomorrow's forecast is for 41 (106F) and it is weekly grocery shopping morning. Household management will say, 'let's get the shops early to beat the heat and before it gets too busy'. Half of the rest of Melbourne will say the same thing. It will be hot and busy.
Btw, just as an interest, Melbourne's highest ever official temperature is 46.4, 116F recorded in February 2009. Nothing to do with global warming though. I also remember snow falling on Christmas Day.