After a hot day around Saskatchewan, Environment Canada says the possibility of thunderstorms is on the rise Thursday evening.
The mercury rose to 32.8 degrees in Regina on Thursday, less than a degree off the record of 33.3 set in 1948.
Severe thunderstorm watches have been in place for southwestern Saskatchewan since mid-afternoon.
Meanwhile east central Saskatchewan saw a heat warning in place for most of the day.
Another hot one is expected on Friday in the Queen City, with a high of 28 in the forecast, along with that is the possibility of showers or thunderstorms early Friday afternoon.