Offenbach (dpa / lhe) - The enormous heat in Hesse will last until Thursday. The maximum values are then expected to be between 35 and 38 degrees, in the south 39 degrees are also possible locally, as the German Weather Service (DWD) in Offenbach announced on Wednesday. Temperatures drop to 26 degrees in the northwest and 31 degrees in the south on Friday. It's cloudy with occasional showers. There are some severe thunderstorms, and local storms with heavy rain are not excluded. For the weekend, temperatures will continue to drop to 23 degrees in the north and 27 degrees in the south. The sky is clear to cloudy with no precipitation in sight.