MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) — The National Hurricane Center is tracking the first possible tropical development of the 2022 hurricane season.

The disturbance, which is located in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico, has a 30% chance of tropical development in the next five days, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Not part of the Atlantic hurricane season, Tropical Storm Agatha formed Saturday in the Eastern Pacific. It strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Sunday morning.

No storms have formed in the Atlantic.

The official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season is Wednesday. The NOAA is forecasting an above-average hurricane season. It would be the seventh straight above-average season.

2022 Storm Names:

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