THE mini-heatwave is set to be interrupted with a bang and a soaking tomorrow (Friday, June 26).
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for thunderstorms in Staffordshire from mid-day on Friday until 9am on Saturday.
Heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely to break out on Friday afternoon and evening.
Many places will miss the storms, but where they do occur, torrential downpours could bring 30-50mm rain in a hour, with hail and lightning.
North Staffordshire is set to see temperatures soar to up to 30deg C today, with a barmy night ahead as temperatures drop to no lower than 16/17deg C.