Weather forecasters have pinpointed exactly when temperatures in the UK could hit a sweltering 30C this week. However, there is also a risk of "unusually large hailstones" almost immediately after.
Over the past couple of weeks Brits have experienced their first proper taste of summery conditions, with temperatures rising well into the 20Cs.
Forecasters have long been teasing proper heatwave conditions, tipped for the start of June, and now it would appear they're finally upon us.
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Exacta Weather forecaster James Madden said there will be a "significant surge in temperatures" tomorrow (Friday, June 9). He said: "It is plausible that maximum temperatures could now hit that 30C mark.
"At the very least we will be widely looking at temperatures in the mid to high 20s over several days."
However, with warm weather sometimes comes thunderstorms. The Met Office has been forced to issue a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms for Saturday (June 10), lasting from 2pm to 9pm and covering Wales, the Midlands and some southern regions.
The Met Office told people: "There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds.
"Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.
"Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and possibly even cancellations to rail services.
"There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be temporarily lost."
According to Madden, these thunderstorms could present a serious hail problem on Sunday (June 11).
He said: "Some of these developing thunderstorms could also contain some unusually large hailstones within this period and from in and around Sunday June 11 onwards.
"The recent run of warm and mainly dry weather may also increase the risk for some flash-flooding in places due to very dry ground/soils causing problems with infiltration and run off during these thunderstorms."
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