... may or may not form over the next several days.
There is a disturbance that has a 60% chance of forming into a tropical storm some time between now and the middle of next week. This will head out to the wet and not menace the US mainland, as is typical (but not inevitable) for Eastern Pacific storms.
The main reason we watch Eastern Pacific storms is not that they are going to hit us (usually) but because they often do something interesting. And, they occasionally do hit something (remember Patricia?).
Here is the list of names for Eastern Pacific storm names for 2016:
In other storm news via Aussie ABC online :
A tropical depression threatening Florida and parts of the south-eastern United States with severe thunderstorms has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Colin by the US National Hurricane Centre.
Meanwhile we've had some pretty badly - indeed fatal storms and floods here in Oz :
Whilst it looks like the European flooding is now subsiding after it claimed many lives :
Not sure but wasn't there a thread here dedicated to such news items a while back?
Incidentally a bit off topic but also hopefully interesting here -even our tropical north has been badly hit with unusual weather lately :
It seems the El Nino has now ended and a possible La Nina could well happen but, yeah, definitely seeing a trend in extreme and unusual weather events.