• The National Hurricane Center is tracking three tropical waves in or near the Gulf of Mexico that formed over the weekend
  • Two are located closer to the Gulf of Mexico and expected to hit parts of the coastal states with heavy, scattered storms and strong winds during the week
  • The third is located farther out in the Atlantic Ocean and will push westward into the Gulf of Mexico as the week progresses

The Gulf of Mexico is due to receive more rain this week as part of a disturbance, otherwise known as a "tropical wave." The National Hurricane Center said there is a low-chance the tropical wave could form into a tropical depression by the end of the week.

The tropical wave formed over the weekend and was sitting off the northern coast of Cuba as of 8 a.m. on Monday.

Southern Florida will be the first area to be hit as the wave begins pushing towards the Gulf, with scattered storms and strong winds adding to what has already been a wet summer for Florida. Louisiana and southern Texas are expected to get hit by the brunt of the storm by the end of the week, with scattered rain and storms along other coastal areas in the Gulf of Mexico like Alabama and northern Florida.

The National Hurricane Center cautions that conditions for the storm to strengthen will become favorable as it pushes into the Gulf. However, Monday’s models only had it listed at a 20% likelihood of the wave developing into a cyclone before the end of the week.

Two other storms were being tracked, the first already sitting off the coast of Texas as of Monday morning. While strong rain and winds are expected to hammer the Texas coast, it is unlikely to strengthen into anything larger due to its proximity to the coastline.

The second front is located in the southern end of the Atlantic Ocean, “about 1000 miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.” It began to organize into a more conducive weather pattern on Monday and is expected to move westward toward the Gulf. Itis expected to weaken as the week goes as it gets closer to land.

Due to a tornado warning issued for North Virginia, flight passengers were evacuated from the terminals of the Dulles International Airport and moved underground. In this photo, lightning strikes during a thunderstorm in Las Vegas, July 6, 2015. Getty Images/ Ethan Miller