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Residents urged to closely monitor Hurricane Jose

#Bahamas, September 12, 2017 – Nassau – NEWS ITEM ON HURRICANE JOSE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION, AT 6PM MONDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2017.

JOSE IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WEAKENING AS IT MEANDERS FAR NORTHEAST OF THE BAHAMAS FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

AT 5PM, THE CENTER OF JOSE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.4°NORTH AND LONGITUDE 69.2° WEST OR ABOUT 360 MILES NORTHEAST OF GRAND TURK.

JOSE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 12 MPH.   A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED TONIGHT, FOLLOWED BY A MORE EASTERLY MOTION ON TUESDAY.   A TURN TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST IS EXPECTED FOR TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.  

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 100-MILES PER HOUR WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

RESIDENTS SHOULD CONTINUE TO CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.

 

 

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