Tropical Depression 8 has formed east of the Carolinas and should strengthen into a tropical storm before impacting the coastal Carolinas early this week.
Despite struggling to do so last week, a tropical system bears watching to develop as it enters the Gulf of Mexico and turns back toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States.
Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan near Sendai early in the new week with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
President Obama visited flood victims in Louisiana this week, while several tropical systems were on the prowl in the Atlantic.
Regions dealing with Zika-carrying mosquitoes could have another threat to monitor as tropical activity picks up this season.
Following the development of Tropical Depression 8, an uptick in tropical systems will continue for the next six to eight weeks.
The risk of flooding downpours and gusty thunderstorms will increase across southern Florida as a tropical disturbance shifts northwestward from Cuba this weekend.