Hurricane Jose twists in Atlantic

National Hurricane Center
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15 September, 2017

The eastern Atlantic has been very active this summer with both Irma and Jose originating in this area of the ocean.

According to the long-range forecast, the NHC expects Jose to strengthen back to a hurricane by 8 p.m. Friday.

Hurricane Jose has lost strength over the last few days and is now carrying 75 miles per hour max sustained winds.

At one point, Jose was a Category 4 hurricane that barely missed the same islands in the Antilles where Irma made a direct hit.

The storm is forecast to head a few hundred miles east of the U.S. East Coast, possibly bringing rough seas and rainfall.

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"This evolution will cause Jose to make a slow clockwise loop during the next 3 days and then turn northward and northwestward once it moves around the western side of the ridge", forecasters wrote this morning.

The Canadian computer model keeps Jose away from North Carolina but does have landfall in along Cape Cod with tropical storm winds for Boston and Providence, RI.

The swells generated by Jose are affecting Bermuda, the Bahamas, the northern coasts of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico and the US Southeast coast.

Jose is the sixth named hurricane of the season, which lasts through November.

While we are not now anticipating those being an issue to the Gulf of Mexico, it is important to remember we are still in the peak of hurricane season and that the season doesn't end until November 30.


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