From Chief Meteorologist Tony Petrarca
JOSE LOOPING OVER THE SOUTHWEST ATLANTIC BETWEEN THE BAHAMAS AND
SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST…
ABOUT 495 MI…800 KM NE OF THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS
ABOUT 410 MI…665 KM SSW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…75 MPH…120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…SE OR 125 DEGREES AT 9 MPH…15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…985 MB…29.09 INCHES
LATEST FORECAST TRACK FROM NATIONAL, HURRICANE CENTER
At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Hurricane Jose was located
near latitude 26.5 North, longitude 66.4 West. Jose is moving
toward the southeast near 9 mph (15 km/h), but it is expected to
make a slow clockwise loop during the next 48 hours, moving
west-northwestward by late Thursday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 75 mph (120 km/h) with higher
gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles (35 km) from the
center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140
miles (220 km).
The estimated minimum central pressure is 985 mb (29.09 inches).