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.
Slow-moving and repetitive downpours will raise the risk for flash flooding along the western Gulf Coast into early week.
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.
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