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Tropical Storm Jose Passes Bermuda

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MIAMI (CBS4) – Tropical Storm Jose, the tenth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, is speeding past Bermuda.

At 5 p.m., the storm was about 80 miles northwest of Bermuda, moving to the north at 17 mph.  Jose’s maximum sustained winds have increased to 45 m.p.h. with some higher gusts near its center.  It is currently not a threat to the U.S.

The National Hurricane Center said the island could see some tropical storm force winds and up to 3 inches of rain. They are expecting little change in strength until Monday when Jose is expected to weaken.

Jose is expected to take a turn to the north-northeast and slightly increase in speed by early Monday.

WARNINGS AND WATCHES at 5 p.m. Sunday

The following warnings have been issued:

TROPICAL STORM WARNING for Bermuda

You can get complete details on the storm, including up-to date maps and forecasts, at the CBSMiami Tropical Weather Center.

You can also check on preps for tropical weather with checklists, shutter advice, and even preparation videos at CBSMiami Hurricane Preps

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