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Forecasters are keeping a close eye on a low pressure system off the southeastern coast of the U.S. that is spinning in the Atlantic Ocean.

We ve been talking about this system for several days now, said WCNC-TV's Larry Sprinkle. It s an area of low pressure and yes it could become tropical.

The spaghetti plots show the system could head up the East Coast by the weekend.

Currently, the National Hurricane Center gives the system a 60% percent chance of further development over the next two days and an 80% percent chance of further development over the next five days.

If it becomes tropical with winds at about 39 mph, the first storm of the 2014 hurricane season would be named Arthur.

It is still too early to determine the exact track and intensity of the system, but stay with the First Warn Storm Team as they continue to track the movement of the system.

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