WYRE Forest is set for a 26C scorcher today and an even hotter day tomorrow.

A heat surge will see Worcestershire reach Mediterranean highs of 31C tomorrow before temperatures drop over the weekend.

The hot weather will only last a couple of days before August showers dampen spirits.

As high pressure dominates, today will be a dry day with plenty of sunshine throughout the day.

Similar weather conditions are expected to continue tonight under the influence of high pressure. It will be dry with clear skies for most, but feeling mild.

Tomorrow will be a hot and dry day, reaching highs of 31C.

On Saturday, there will be a mixture of sunny spells and a few showers. A westerly wind will give a cooler feel than on Friday.

Sunday will see sunshine and rain, with some patchy cloud expected.

There will be cloudy skies on Monday, with outbreaks of rain through the day, some of which could be heavy at times.