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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for JOSE-17
in United States, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S., Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Montserrat, Guadeloupefrom 05 Sep 2017 15:00 UTC to 14 Sep 2017 15:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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Tropical Cyclone JOSE-17 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 63: (21 Sep 2017 04:03).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 250 km/h)
  • from 05 Sep 2017 15:00 UTC to 14 Sep 2017 15:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 20 Sep 2017 23:49:59 UTC
  • Vulnerability: High

Extreme Rain

Potential rainfall is calculated based on rainfall observed by several microwave satellite sensors.

The image shows the total rainfall accumulation associated with the cyclone.

Storm surge

The maximum Storm surge height is  1.0m in Islip, United States. This height is estimated for 19 Sep 2017 17:00:00.


Known identifiers for this event: AL122017 (NOAAid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 3744 | About casualties: 54 | Last hour: 0

Jose mostly spares LI but leaves flooding, some erosion
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:06:00 +0200   newsday-USA (en)

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People and organisations:

Jose Downgraded to Tropical Storm as Surges Continue along US East Coast
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:55:00 +0200   laht (en)

WASHINGTON – Hurricane Jose has been downgraded to a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds at 110 kilometers per hour, but the cyclone will continue to generate dangerous waves and currents on the US east coast for several more days, the United States’ National Hurricanes Center (NHC) said on Tuesday.

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Watch: Jose affects coast; Maria could turn north
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 00:55:00 +0200   wmur (en)

New Hampshire’s closest pass from Jose occurs over the next few hours with just some small effects for us. Mainly cloudy skies along with a chance of a shower is possible in southern NH while it clears out elsewhere tonight. It will be breezy at times with the strongest winds (up to 30 mph)along the coast.

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (132), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), SWCB (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (1), HWRF (1), GFS (1), INFORM (2),

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Further information and official advisories can be found at the Severe Weather Information Centre of the World Meteorological Organization, by clicking on the Tropical Cyclone symbols on the world map of the site.