The U.S. National Hurricane Center is reporting that Tropical Depression Seven is currently located about 1,285 miles east of the Southern Windward Islands, and as of this morning at 5 a.m. there were maximum sustained winds of 35 mph.

The depression is currently headed west-northwest at 12 mph and has a possibility of reaching tropical storm status at some point on Wednesday.

The depression could set a record for the earliest named seventh tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season if it strengthens into Tropical Storm Gonzalo before Friday.

Positively Osceola will continue to update the depression’s status as new information becomes available from the National Hurricane Center.