MIAMI - The Atlantic hurricane season is heating up fast. Forecasters are paying particular attention to a disturbance that could become the latest storm at any time.
It's located about 1100 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and is moving quickly to the west at 20 to 25 mph.
According to the latest report from the National Hurricane Center in Miami, the system continues to shows signs of organization and has a high chance - 80 percent - of developing into a storm within the next two days.
Elsewhere, Hurricane Gordon has been downgraded to a tropical storm and continues to move away from the U.S. in the distant Atlantic and poses no threat.
Another system in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico could dump heavy rain in the Mexican states of Tamauipas and Verecruz over the next several days. This system is showing signs of development and a hurricane hunter aircraft may investigate later today.
And a new system has formed off the African coast, but is expected to show little change over the next few days.
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