A Bermuda High has set up over the eastern part of the country and that means hot and humid weather with thunderstorms developing here and there. The map below shows the most concentrated area of thunderstorms today in the Midwest. Storms in any area can produce locally heavy rains and gusty winds, especially in the Midwest.
The GFS has been indicating the chance of a tropical system in the Gulf. I think it's a long shot that it will happen. Most likely, we will go into a quiet period of tropical activity until August when all heck will break out and we are off to the races with storm after storm through September.
The pattern will produce heavy thunderstorms each day as trhe trough remains in the eastern part of the country.
Storms will develop under the trough today, Some of the storms will be heavy at times with gusty winds and hail
Severe storms with damaging winds and hail will hit parts of the Ohio Valley today. The heat wave continues this week in the West.
An unusual storm will bring severe weather today and signifcant flooding potential for Saturday.
Active through this weekend with severe weather and heavy rains. Floodin may become an issue by Saturday.
The weather pattern will be active with possible extremes in regards to heat and heavy rains.