Original article from Kent Live
Kent is set for a week of scorching unbroken sunshine which will arrive next week.
This will follow a wet start to the week in most places, and some areas are forecast thunderstorms.
However, temperatures will gradually tick back over into the 20s as early as next week.
From Wednesday (July 14) a full week of unbroken sunshine is set to hit the county, according to BBC Weather.
The scorching heat could offer the perfect setting for celebrations should England be triumphant in the Euro 2020 final on Sunday.
The warm weather also comes as the country prepares for 'Freedom Day' on the following Monday (July 19).
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Here's how hot your Kent town will be next week as temperatures soar.
Despite rainfall forecast towards the end of this week, the sun is here to stay in Ashford from Wednesday (July 14).
Temperatures are set to reach highs of above 20 throughout the week.
The weekend could even see highs of 23.
Rain is set to fall in Canterbury on Saturday (July 10) and early into next week.
However, like most of the county, Wednesday is the day the sun will begin its dominance.
From next weekend through to the following mid-week, temperatures could consistently peak at 23.
Thunderstorms are forecast in Chatham on Monday, but the dark clouds will soon make way for some sun.
Temperatures could even reach highs of 24 next Sunday (July 18).
The rest of the week will remain clear with no rain forecast.
Despite a rainy start to the week, temperature continue to climb in Dartford.
Once the rain clouds pass on Wednesday (July 14), a week of glorious sunshine begins.
Temperatures could even soar to highs of 25 in the following mid-week.
While Dover looks set to be a few degrees cooler than the rest of the county, residents can still reach for the sun cream.
Temperatures could peak at highs of 22 next Sunday (July 18).
The remainder of the week will remain dry, with highs of around 20.
With temperatures similar to Dover, Folkestone locals can still enjoy bathing in the sunshine next week.
From next weekend through to the following mid-week, highs of 22 will consistently hit the area.
There may be chilly spells, however, with lows of 14 forecast throughout the week.
Despite thunderstorms due to batter Gillingham on Monday (July 12), the rain clouds will soon pass.
From Wednesday (July 14) locals can expect a week of unbroken sunshine, which ends with highs of 24.
The week is set to remain dry, with some cloudy spells.
Gravesend locals will see a rainy start to next week, however this will soon clear.
There could also be a scorching weekend on the cards as temperatures could hit highs of 24 next Saturday (July 18).
The remainder of the week will be dry, with some cloud.
Thunderstorms are forecast to hit Maidstone on Monday (July 12), and rainfall will continue through to Tuesday.
The sun will soon appear from Wednesday (July 14) and beam over the area through to the following Wednesday.
In that time, temperatures could reach highs of 24.
Despite not having any thunderstorms forecast, Margate locals can expect a rainy start to next week.
The temperatures will then gradually pick up from the mid-week, before peaking at highs of 23.
The following Sunday (July 18) is set to be filled with blue skies, with little to no cloud.
Ramsgate is also set for a scorcher next Sunday (July 18), with no cloud forecast.
Temperatures are expected to hit highs of 23 throughout the week.
Despite thunderstorms on Monday (July 12), Tunbridge Wells can expect a hot week of sunshine.
Temperatures will peak at around 23, and remain consistent throughout the week.
Along with the heat, however, cloud is expected over the town.
The forecast in Sevenoaks is similar to Tunbridge Wells, with the week set to start off with thunderstorms.
That will soon pass, however, and make way for temperatures soaring into the mid-20s.
Cloud is expected to hang over the town despite the heat, however.