The rain is gone.  It isn't coming back until sometime in September.  So we are stuck with this for a few weeks.  We'll take it.  Why?  Cause we're used to getting hammered by this kind of heat for months.

 

US Current Temperatures

 

Oops, my paste job linked directly to the map on weather.com

so this picture is dynamically changing.  LOL.  Kewl.