The Atlantic hurricane season is off to an excellent start. The National Hurricane Center has issued a notice stating that a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico has a 60% expectancy to become a tropical depression or storm within the next 48 hours.

The disturbance is currently off the west coast of Florida, and the Air Force will be sending out a reconnaissance flight to investigate conditions within the disturbance. Should the disturbance become our first tropical storm of the season it will be named Andrea.

:image from National Hurricane Center