As of 1 PM today Lake Charles time the National Hurricane Center determined that 'potential tropical cyclone 9' has a 100% chance of further formation.  At this time as you can see on the graphic the system is way down SE off Cuba with current sustained winds at about 30 knots or about 34 MPH.

Don't raid the stores for water and toilet paper yet, let's give it a couple of days, but this will be one to watch... Number 9