The father of a serving soldier is about to try and kayak the entire length of the United States - on his own. 55 year old Wayne O'Brien from Warrington flies out tomorrow to begin his mammoth trek.
He's doing it all in aid of Help for Heroes and he's been talking to reporter Mel Barham.
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Although high to very high counts are expected in the driest, warmest weather, counts will generally be tailing off this coming week
A collection of dramatic pictures sent in by our viewers of the storms that crossed our region last night.
Fine evening on Saturday. Wet again for all parts at some point on Sunday. Cooler and more changeable for the new week