Atlantic hurricane seasons
Well, today TS Irma storm passed VERY west of us and all we got was some rain, and of course with rain comes bad drivers! The worst affect that the weather had for me was having to pay extra attention on the drive to work this morning!! TS Jose is being tracked in the Atlantic Ocean.
TS Irma is a thing of the past and is no longer being tracked, but Jose is still playing around out in the ocean between Bermuda and Cuba. It currently is in a track to circle around and start making it’s way back towards the United States. Current wind speeds for Jose are in the Tropical Storm Range per the Saffir-Simpson scale.
The 5-day forecast track has the storm turning North, with increasing wind speeds that could make it a Category 1 or 2 storm, but should not be affecting land in the foreseeable future. But it is still wise to keep an eye out just in case Jose wants to come visit the beaches on the outer banks!
This is the perfect time to restore your Storm Kits and replenish any items that you might have used (if any). Take time to test your battery operated devices, generators, and other items that require periodic maintenance.
During Hurricane Season, you should monitor local radio and television news to keep abreast of weather activities in your area. Storms develop fast, and can change course at a moments notice. It is best to be prepared — be proactive instead of reactive in any situation!!