60% probability of heatwave conditions between Friday 18th and Sunday 20th July in parts of England.
The Met Office has issued a Level 2 (Alert and Readiness) Heat-Health Watch warning for the West Midlands valid between 8AM on Friday 18th and 8AM on Sunday 20th July.
Warning says: “The highest temperatures are likely on Friday (good confidence) then a very humid night to follow. Heavy thunderstorms in eastern areas on Saturday will lead to slightly lower maximum temperatures, but it will still be very humid.
An update will be issued when the alert level changes in any region. Alerts are issued once a day by 0900 if required and are not subject to amendment in between standard issue times. Note that the details of the forecast weather are valid at the time of issue but may change over the period that an alert remains in force.
These details will not be updated here unless the alert level also changes, the latest forecast details can be obtained at the following LINK”
A spokesperson from the Met Office, said: “Heatwaves can be dangerous, especially for the very young or very old or those with chronic disease.
Advice on how to reduce the risk either for yourself or somebody you know can be obtained from NHS Choices at http://nhs.uk/summerhealth, NHS 111 or from your local chemist.”