THE Met Office have a yellow weather warning in place until Thursday for thunderstorms across the whole of Staffordshire.
The storms are currently classed as being 'severe', and carry with them the risk of heavy downpours and surface flooding.
People are advised to stay safe during thunder and lightning and motorists are urged to drive carefully in storms.
You can check your flood risk, sign up for free flood warnings and keep up to date with the latest situation at gov.uk, or by following @EnvAgency on Twitter for the latest flood updates.
Temperatures are forecast to reach 28deg C today (Aug 11).