After the entire month of August went without a named storm in the Atlantic Ocean, a tropical storm is expected to form in the Atlantic Ocean near the Lesser Antilles, the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday in a report.

"There is a good chance that we may have a storm developing. We will just have to keep monitoring," a spokesperson for the NHC said.

The NHC report added that there is a "medium" formation chance of 60% through the next 48 hours and a "high" formation chance of 80% within the next five days.

Usually late August and into September is when these storms are at their peak but there has been nothing extremely serious so far this year. The Atlantic has not had a named tropical system for 59 days straight since July 2, according to AccuWeather.

If the tropical storm successfully formulates it is expected to be named "Danielle" and effect the Cape Verde Islands, the Bahamas, along with possibly parts of the U.S.

"This system has a high chance of development over the next five days, but development through Wednesday evening is not a guarantee," AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Adam Douty said in a Tuesday report.

Unless a storm is named by the end of Wednesday, this will be the first August in 25 years to not experience a named tropical storm. There has been an increase in tropical storm frequency in recent years, with climate change causing a slight increase in hurricane wind intensity.