You can see the cold front on satellite from Michigan to Oklahoma. It will swing off East Coast by Saturday night and stall in southeast. Below..threat of severe weather today in dark green and yellow...all associated with cold front.
Below...today's current map followed by animation for the next couple.
Below...tropical Atlantic. Two waves of interest...one near SOuth America which will likely move toward Central America....other off Africa which is a concern to the U.S.
Below is the GFS Model take on system off AFrica. All week long this model has been bringing to the U.S. but doesn't really know where to track it....too far away. By mid August....the GFS bring this storm to Florida coast ...and then up the coast. That may not be the case....but it needs to be watched. Be safe.