A pair of systems will attempt to end the tropical drought in the Atlantic Basin into early August.
Four people in Florida are likely the first in the United States to contract the Zika virus by local mosquitoes, officials said Friday.
The destructive Sand and Soberanes Fires grew out of control this week in California, while severe storms caused travel problems in the Northeast.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms moving westward off the coast of Africa may pave the way for future tropical systems over the Atlantic Ocean in the weeks ahead.
Weather can be a major influence on spread of Zika virus and the life cycle of its mosquito host, especially in areas with warm weather and high humidity.