During July we saw record hot weather here in Ocala. In the SW area where I live close to the retirement communities it was very dry. We had very little rain fall in a month where the norm is 2-3 thunderstorms a week. Without a doubt the hottest and driest July since I moved here in 2004.
August is supposed to be hot humid and wet. We will see about the wet part. August is also the month when hurricanes really get going. The last several years have been very quiet. Hurricanes get started off of Africa and form over the warm water of the Atlantic. In the past few years huge sand storms blowing off the Sahara desert have disrupted hurricanes from forming. Weird but that is what the local weather guy said.