On its forecast track, Jose would have minimal impacts for the Outer Banks and New England, but unsafe rip currents could be possible along coastal areas of New England and the mid-Atlantic through the weekend.
Tropical Storm Lee formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday morning, and is likely to move toward the Caribbean Islands over the course of the week.
It was centered about 355 miles (575 kilometers) south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and was moving north at 9 mph (15 kph).
The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season continues to stay active as three named storms churn out over the Atlantic this week.
Jose re-strengthened from a tropical storm to a Category 1 hurricane this afternoon and could potentially bring Nor'easter-like conditions to NY and Boston next week.
Jose, formerly a Category 3 hurricane, is expected to produce rip currents and high-surf along portions of the USA east coast.
Tropical Storm Maria is posing a growing threat to Caribbean islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma.
The official forecast track from the hurricane center puts Jose as a strong tropical storm Wednesday 225 miles southeast of NY. NY time, Jose was moving northward at 8 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph.
The Weather Channel also continues by warning beachgoers taking advantage of these September summer-like temps that they should be on the lookout if they are in these areas that are expected to possibly be impacted by Hurricane Jose.
Hurricane Jose is churning its way toward New England, sparking fears that parts of the Bay State could take a direct hit from the Category 1 storm as weather experts scramble to predict how close it will come to the coast when it swirls into the region later this week. It means that New England and Atlantic Canada may experience heavy rains, strong winds, and coastal flooding once Jose reaches the area. There were no changes with Tropical Storm Lee on the 5 p.m. advisory. "A Tropical Storm Watch may be needed for a portion of the coast of North Carolina on Saturday". It's maximum sustained winds are 35 miles per hour. A tropical storm watch is in effect for St. Lucia, Martinique, Guadeloupe and Dominica, and a watch could be issued for parts of the Leeward Islands on Monday, weather authorities said.
The good news with Lee is that he is expected to run into a lot of shear in the coming days which should cause it to gradually weaken becoming a tropical depression by Tuesday and a remnant low by Thursday.