Thunderstorms from Great Lakes to SOuthern Plains. All moving east into the Northeast today through Wednesday. West - dry and hot...not help to fire problems there. Below - today's threat of severe weather in dark green and yellow.
Below - track of strong Hurricane Hector in the Pacific. He will go south of Hawaii..but bring gale force winds and high surf to Hilo.
Following...animated maps for the next 2 days - followed by rainfall for the next 5-7 days.
Below - today's high temperatures. Stay cool and be safe.