As high pressure moves away and low pressure moves in, a cold front will cross the UK. This will bing a fresher feel to our weather.
The warm, dry and sunny weather has been with us as high pressure has dominated, but, this weekend low pressure returns.
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The M1 Northbound is blocked because of an accident involving a car and a lorry before J16 A45 / A4500 (Daventry).
All traffic is being held ahead of the exit slip road.
This mornings fire strike across the Midlands has now concluded.
Firefighters walked out for two hours between the hours of 6am and 8am as the row with Government over pay and conditions continues.
18th July Strike Action is now over and normal fire cover has resumed across Herefordshire and Worcestershire
Today is expected to be the hottest day of the year.
The Met office has issued a yellow level two heatwave warning, with temperatures expected to rise to 28 degrees.
But the weather could break dramatically later, with the threat of thunderstorms this evening.
Doctors say it's important to be aware of the impact heat can have on health.
People are being warned to look after the vulnerable as temperatures in our region could rise to more than 30 degrees over the next couple of days.
It comes after the The Met Office issued a heatwave alert for the East Midlands.
The advice is to drink plenty of water and keep out of the sun.
Britain's Got Talent winners Ashleigh Butler and her dog Pudsey were back in the region today to be given the freedom of Wellingborough.
Tonight, they'll head to Northampton for a special screening of the dancing duo's first feature film.
Our reporter Olivia Paterson has been there too.
The Met Office has issued a heatwave warning from Friday to Sunday.
– Alex Beresford, ITV Weather Presenter
The spell of hot weather could end rather dramatically on Saturday with a 'Spanish Plume' which involves very warm and humid air moving up from the Spanish plateau to the UK.
If this meets cooler air from the Atlantic, the warm air can be forced rapidly upwards to produce thunderstorms.
BGT stars Ashleigh and Pudsey from Northamptonshire popped into ITV News Central today ahead of the launch of their first ever film on Friday.
Britain's Got Talent Judge, David Walliams, provides the voice of Pudsey in the film which hits cinemas on Friday.
Sameena and Bob asked them all about the film, how Pudsey is finding life as a movie-star and is there anything he won't do?
Does this dog look like a diva to you?
Ashleigh and pet Pudsey shot to fame in 2012 after winning Britain's Got Talent. This week, Pudsey the Dog: The Movie is out.