MIDWAY, Fl. (WTXL) -- The two main systems we are following are Jose and Maria.
As of the 5:00am ET advisory, Hurricane Maria had sustained winds of 115 mph, and the storm was moving NW of 9 mph. The system was located around 220 miles SE of Grand Turk Island.
The storm will make a very close approach to the Turks and Caicos Islands before a sharp turn north, keeping Maria east of the Bahamas. Through the weekend and early next week, steady weakening is expected.
The latest WATCHES and WARNINGS associated with Maria are below:
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR... * DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FROM CABO ENGANO TO PUERTO PLATA * TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR... * DOMINICAN REPUBLIC WEST OF PUERTO PLATA TO THE NORTHERN BORDER OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND HAITI * DOMINICAN REPUBLIC WEST OF CABO ENGANO TO PUNTA PALENQUE A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR... * DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FROM ISLA SAONA TO CABO ENGANO
Tropical Storm Jose is slowly weakening and stalling off the coast of the Northeast U.S.
As of the latest advisory (5:00am ET), the storm has maximum sustained winds of 60 mph. The storm is around 150 miles SE of Nantucket, Massachusetts. It is moving east at 2 mph.
The storm is expected to make yet another loop slowly as it transitions into a non-tropical low pressure system. The forecast track resembles more of a bubble as the storm is expected to move very slowly through the weekend.
The latest WATCHES and WARNINGS associated with Jose are below:
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR... * WOODS HOLE TO SAGAMORE BEACH... INCLUDING CAPE COD * BLOCK ISLAND * MARTHA'S VINEYARD * NANTUCKET
The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee do not have a high chance of regenerating into a tropical cyclone anymore. The National Hurricane Center is giving the remnants a 10% chance of developing through the next five days.
You can catch the forecast on ABC 27 News starting at 5:00 each weekday morning, as well as ABC 27 News at Noon. Chief Meteorologist Casanova Nurse has your forecast at 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, and 11:00 this evening.
Plus, you can get the First Alert forecast every 10 minutes on Channel 27.3 Weather NOW.
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