Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm

Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm

Hurricane Jose moving slowly as Category 1 storm

The National Hurricane Center projected that the storm would make a meandering loop between Monday and Thursday before continuing on a path west toward the Bahamas, Cuba and Florida. The storm was moving east at about 7 miles per hour.

As of Tuesday morning, Jose was 435 miles northeast of Grand Turk Island and 655 miles northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico. While it's going around in circles for the time being, Hurricane Jose is later expected to make its way up towards the nearby coast to make a landfall.

Parts of Canada most likely to experience the effects of Hurricane Jose in the coming week include Atlantic Canada, Ontario, and Quebec.

Hurricane Irma left a deadly wake in the Caribbean islands before slamming into the Florida Keys early Sunday, then pushing north through Florida. It lost a lot of its punch from earlier Tuesday and was as high as a Category 4 storm with winds around 155 miles per hour.

As with any weather forecast, and as we have seen with Hurricane Irma, hurricane tracks and intensities can change overnight.

However, whether the hurricane hits the Canadian shores or not will depend on the timing of the frontal boundary and the strength of the high pressure ridge, Hull explained.

"That's good for us", Sine said.

Both storms followed a similar path, moving west across the Atlantic before making a sharp turn to the north.

Jose is now not a threat to land.

"It has the potential to completely miss the east coast", she said. Many models have it eventually going up further in the Atlantic Ocean while a couple of models still have the potential for landfall somewhere in the USA, including North Carolina.

So no one is taking their eye off Jose and its path, yet.

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