The second named storm of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form by Tuesday.
The National Hurricane Center started issuing advisories for the potential tropical cyclone Monday with as the system moved west-northwestward.
Forecasters believe the system will become a tropical storm on Tuesday, skirt across South America and move towards Central America, possibily as a hurricane, by the end of the week.
The next name on the 2022 list in Bonnie.
NHC forecasters are also watching two other areas for possible development.
Northern Gulf of Mexico:
Disorganized showers and thunderstorms over the north-central Gulf of Mexico are associated with a trough of low pressure. Some slow development of this system is possible while it moves west-southwestward at about 10 mph and approaches the coasts of southern Texas and northeastern Mexico during the next few days.
Central Tropical Atlantic:
A tropical wave located several hundred miles southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Environmental conditions could become conducive for some gradual development later this week while the system moves west-northwestward at around 15 mph over the central tropical Atlantic.