A low-pressure system forming off North Carolina has a nearly 100 percent chance of turning into a cyclone, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Monday. The system poses no threat to the United States, according to MyFoxHurricane.com. Earlier, the NHC reported that the area, about 450 miles east-northeast of Cape Hatteras, N.C., had about a 40 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone.

The system “shows some signs of organization well east of the mid-Atlantic and Carolinas,” according to MyFoxHurricane, which adds that there’s only a “small window of opportunity to gain tropical characteristics before it accelerates out to sea.” There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect, the NHC public advisory stated. MORE