As of Tuesday morning, Jose was 435 miles northeast of Grand Turk Island and 655 miles northwest of San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Downtown Miami on September 11, 2017, after it was hit by Hurricane Irma. "None of the computer models, at this point, have it headed toward our state". The official track shows Jose will not have any impact along the eastern United States.
Speaking to The Tribune yesterday, local Meteorology Department forecaster Ian McKenzie said Jose's three-day cone has it located to the east of The Bahamas in a projected looping motion. But forecasters warn that long-term forecasts are often off by hundreds of miles.
Such a path is concerning in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which has altered the beach landscape and made it more vulnerable to coastal erosion and flooding.
Irma has now been downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane but surge warnings remain in effect. Then, there's the lone model taking the storm through The Bahamas before making another Florida landfall.
Tropical storm-force winds from Jose spread over the islands on Saturday.
Forecasters are eyeing the path of Hurricane Jose, as it circles close to the south-east coast of the U.S., in case remnants of the storm impact Britain's weather. The loop back toward the coast comes after Jose is expected to travel southwest - essentially backwards - and then move closer to shore.
In May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that unseasonably warm ocean temperatures and a no-show from El Niño would contribute to a potentially "extremely active" hurricane season.