There's a warning to all of us for vigilance over the weekend, after firefighters began 3 days of strike action, leaving many areas with only basic cover.
It's the latest action in a long-running dispute over retirement age, pensions and a new fitness test. Fire services say emergencies will beattended.
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After some heavy rain, it will clear and become drier, brighter and warmer later. Top temperatures of 19°C
East Anglian rivals to play over two legs, starting at Portman Road.
Cloudy and breezy with occasional and mostly light rain during the evening. Minimum temperatures of 6 degrees C.