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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 21 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 65: (21 Sep 2017 17:03).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 250 km/h)
  • from 05 Sep 2017 15:00 UTC to 21 Sep 2017 15:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 21 Sep 2017 12:49:59 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: 544 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 0

Hurricane Jose lingers off Nantucket, creating dangerous seas
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:27:00 +0200   bostonglobe (en)

By Globe Staff September 21, 2017. John R. Ellement The Steamship Authority canceled ferry service to Nantucket on Thursday morning as Tropical Storm Jose created life-threatening conditions for mariners through a combination of a powerful gusting winds and churning seas.

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Tropical Storm Jose is bringing dangerous surf, rip currents,...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:52:00 +0200   beaumontenterprise (en)

National Hurricane Center. Tropical Storm Jose is slowly meandering off the East Coast of the US and bringing heavy rain, dangerous surf, and tropical storm-force winds to southern New England. Jose was downgraded to a tropical storm Tuesday night and continues to affect much of the East Coast,....

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Tropical Storm Jose stationary southeast of Massachusetts
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:37:00 +0200   upi (en)

Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Jose is generating tropical storm conditions over portions of southeastern New England, with high surf and rip currents expected to continue along the east coast. The National Hurricane Center said in its 8 a.m. advisory that Jose was stationary about 150 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass.

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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.