The Lowcountry's next big question: 'What about Hurricane Jose?'

Kristopher Drake
September 14, 2017

Hurricane Jose continues moving slowly eastward with little change in strength.

According to the National Hurricane Center, at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Jose is now at 75 miles per hour.

Because Hurricane Jose is so far from land, the National Hurricane Center has issued no watches or warnings yet.

It's still way too early to know exactly where Jose will end up, but it wouldn't be a bad idea for the United States to get comfortable with another hurricane making landfall.

Maximum sustained winds are near 75 miles per hour with higher gusts.

"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.

As with any weather forecast, and as we have seen with Hurricane Irma, hurricane tracks and intensities can change overnight. It is at 26.5 degrees north and 66.4 degrees west, about 495 miles northeast of The Southeastern Bahamas and 410 miles south-southwest of Bermuda.

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

Jose is now not a threat to land.

Even the GFS, which initially showed Irma headed towards a SC landfall, agrees with the European model about Jose, she said.

The future path of Jose after it makes its stalling loop in the western Atlantic remains uncertain, but we will continue to monitor it for any potential USA impact.

For the European weather model, a recurvature out to sea or a landfall in New England or Canada were the preferred solutions.

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