The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning as Storm Francis is set to bring strong winds.
With hot weather arriving today (August 7), Public Health England (PHE) has issued advice for staying safe.
Youngsters are risking life and limb by jumping from bridges into dangerous waters.
Temperatures are set to hit 30ºC in Newark and Sherwood today (Thursday, June 25) as the heatwave continues, ahead of expected thunderstorms.
The heatwave we are currently experiencing could be brought to an end by thunderstorms, according to the Met Office.
A warning has been issues to residents as a heatwave hits the county this week, especially those who are still isolating indoors due to coronavirus.
Forecasters say a heatwave is on the way across the Advertiser area this week with temperatures reaching up to 30C.
Nottinghamshire Police has also warned residents to take care after surface water flooding affected a number of roads in the county yesterday.
It says there is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage from floodwater or lightning strikes.
Forecasters say the recent spell of warm, dry weather is set to continue until at least next week.
Severn Trent is appealing for help with saving water after experiencing its highest ever demand during the current spell of hot, dry weather.