Drier air moving into the East as noted by "black". Storms in Plains and Carolina today. Yesterday's storms in Northeast killed 1 person in NJ...while a tornado was spotted in Northern Maine.
Today's threat of severe weather in dark green. Below...weather map for this evening which shows the fronts responsible for the potential severe weather today and tonight.
Upper air pattern which sows the jet stream well north next week and that means heat for much of the Nation. Below..an active Pacific tropical season.
Darby is a minimal hurricane and will weaken as he continues to move toward Hawaii. Below..close up of Darby and his track.