Floridians could be in for another rough weekend if Hurricane Jose, a Category 2 storm lingering in the western Atlantic as of 8 a.m. Monday, becomes a threat to the sunshine state over the next several days.
State officials said more than 6 million Florida residents were left without power after Hurricane Irma, downgraded to a tropical storm on Monday, lashed much of the state and is now headed toward Georgia.
In a 5:00 a.m. update on Jose Monday, the National Hurricane Center said the storm was moving at 10 mph north-northwest. It is expected, however, to make a loop on Monday night and start a slow move toward the east coast.
"Jose is moving toward the north-northwest near 10 mph (17 km/h), and a turn toward the northeast is expected by tonight, with a reduction in forward speed. Jose is then expected to move slowly toward the east and southeast Tuesday into Wednesday," said the National Hurricane Center.