ORLANDO, Fla. – An area of low pressure is expected to form early next week over the Bay of Campeche and the southwestern Gulf of Mexico.
Slow development of the system as this disturbance moves little, according to the National Hurricane Center. A tropical depression could form in this area by the Thursday or Friday.
The NHC said the area has a 50% chance of tropical development over the next five days. There is only a 10% chance for development over the next two days.
The next named storm will be called Bill.
In June, the majority of named storms form in the Caribbean or Gulf of Mexico.
Tropical Storm Ana formed last month but did not pose a threat to Florida.
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