Hurricane Jose Advisory Number 28
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL122017
500 AM AST Tue Sep 12 2017
…JOSE WEAKENS A LITTLE WHILE IT TURNS EASTWARD…
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST…0900 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 435 MI…700 KM NNE OF GRAND TURK ISLAND
ABOUT 655 MI…1055 KM NNW OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…75 MPH…120 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…E OR 90 DEGREES AT 6 MPH…9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…987 MB…29.15 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Jose was located
near latitude 27.5 North, longitude 69.0 West. Jose is moving toward
the east near 6 mph (9 km/h) and this motion is expected to continue
today. A turn toward the southeast is expected tonight, followed by
a turn toward the southwest by Wednesday.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 75 mph (120 km/h)
with higher gusts. Some additional weakening is possible during
the next day or so, and Jose could weaken to a tropical storm later
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
The estimated minimum central pressure is 987 mb (29.15 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.