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The tropics are beginning to get a bit more active as we track an Invest in the Atlantic as well as a tropical storm that may threaten Hawaii. This comes as heat impacts the Northeast early-week and summer storms affect the East Coast. We tracking all of this and more in this week’s 4 Things to Watch. Invest 95L: The National Hurricane Center has designated a new invest in the Atlantic “95L.” This is basically an area of disturbed weather that has the risk of becoming a tropical cyclone within the next 5 days. The chance is low at this time for full development, but 95L is worth watching due to its potential land impacts. Currently, the thunderstorms associated with this distance are located over the eastern Caribbean Sea, an area of the Atlantic basin where it’s generally rare for tropical cyclones to form. As it moves northwest and north…