What's in store for the weather in Hartlepool for the rest of the weekend as yellow thunderstorm warning in place?
A yellow weather warning for thunderstorms is in place across the North East and much of teh country.
Hartlepool saw the first prolonged rain for several weeks on Saturday, July 3.
But what is in store for the rest of Saturday and the weekend?
The Met Office says the region will be generally dull and murky with extensive low cloud, mist and fog patches.
Some outbreaks of drizzle at times, especially over the hills but with clear spells developing.
Sunday, July 4 is due to see sunshine and frequent and occasionally heavy showers with a risk of thunder.
However it will feel warm and humid though cooler along the coast.
The temperature could reach as high as 22C.
A breakdown of the forecast for Hartlepool includes:
3pm: A strong chance of heavy rain but very mild at 16C
4pm: Rain eases off but still a 60% chance of a shower. 16C
5pm: Clearing up but cloudy. Only 20% chance of rain. 15C
6pm – rest of the day: Cloudy with a 10% likelihood of a shower and staying mild at 15C.
8am: Dry and cloudy and warm at 17C
9am: Cloudy but the sun breaking out. 18C
10am: Cloudy with sunny intervals. 19C
11am: Sunny intervals. 18C.
12pm-8pm: A mix of sun and showers but warm at 18C.