Today's thundery showers are now clearing east, but temperatures are rising and further thunderstorms are likely to break out across the region later this afternoon and through the evening.
Some places will escape, but where they do occur there is the potential for 40-60 mm of rain to fall in less than 3 hours
An Amber 'Be Prepared' Met Office warning has now been issued (alongside the already existing Yellow warning that runs through all parts of the midlands into tonight and continues into eastern areas until tomorrow morning).
The Amber warning covers the northern tip of the region - Derbyshire, valid 4.45pm until 11pm
Becoming dry and clear tonight, sunny spells tomorrow.
Fine and mostly dry, with sunny spells and isolated showers.
Mainly dry with some sunny spells. Feeling warmer.