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Temperatures are rising

Outlook for the Midlands Photo: ITV News Central

Warm air is being pulled in from the near continent over the next two days giving us really warm temperatures but not completely dry and sunny weather, with a few showers expected too. As we move towards the weekend it will turn less warm with temperatures dropping closer to average.

Wednesday East Midlands forecast Credit: ITV News Central

Today we can expect sunny spells and a few showers that will be heavy and potentially thundery in the East Midlands. The showers will be lighter further west. It will turn increasingly sunny and warm through the afternoon with highs of 22c and light winds too.

West Midlands forecast for Wednesday Credit: ITV News Central

We have a bright evening ahead of us and a dry night with patchy cloud. It will feel muggy and humid overnight with temperatures holding up in the low teens.

Thursday temperatures Credit: ITV News Central

Tomorrow will be showery in parts of Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire but they will quickly ease to leave us with a dry morning. It won't be wall-to-wall sunshine through the morning, but there will be sunny spells and increasing amounts of sunshine for the afternoon. Temperatures will spring up to 24c tomorrow making it the hottest day of the year so far.

Today's temperature Credit: ITV News Central

From Thursday onwards the weather goes slightly wrong! Low pressure heads our way bringing us frequent heavy showers on Thursday and a band of rain that will spread eastwards through the afternoon on Friday. Temperatures will fall back to the seasonal average making it feel fresher than today and tomorrow.

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