Cat 1 Hurricane Katia making landfall in Mexico

Storm Katia builds in Caribbean as Irma strikes

Storm Katia builds in Caribbean as Irma strikes

The latest two cyclones, Jose and Katia, are now the 10th and 11th storms to be named in the Atlantic in 2017, and there are still eight tortuous weeks left in the official hurricane season.

While many islands are still reeling from the aftermath of Irma, they might be getting knocked down again before they can even get back up.

As of Thursday, Hurricane Katia was spinning near the coast of Mexico, Hurricane Irma appeared headed directly for Miami and Hurricane Jose's potential landfall remained unpredictable due to its distance from the United States.

The peak winds of Hurricane Katia, centered over the southwest Gulf of Mexico, had reached 100 m/h (161 km/h).

Like Irma, Hurricane Jose is a Cape Verde hurricane, a type of storm that forms in the far eastern Atlantic, near the Cape Verde Islands (now known as Cabo Verde).

Per the National Hurricane Center (NHC), the eye and eyewall may just miss the northeastern-most Leeward Islands, but evacuations were already ordered for Barbuda and surrounding islands earlier today.

Hurricane Jose and Katia were very strong on Wednesday.

Hurricane warnings were in effect along Mexico's Gulf Coast from Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde. Hurricane conditions are expected within portions of the hurricane warning area tonight or early Saturday, with tropical storm conditions expected within the tropical storm warning areas later Friday. Over the last two days, Irma, Jose, and Katia (but mostly Irma) have been working overtime. At 2 p.m., the Category 3 hurricane was about 140 miles southeast of Key West. Hurricane Harvey hit southeastern Texas as a Category 4 storm on the wind scale, with top winds above 130 miles per hour, and had an ACE of 11.1.

The storm was to stall near the Sierra Madre Mountains, it added.

Irma should weaken to a tropical storm by the Florida/Georgia border bringing with it the potential for 10-15 inches of rain along it's entire path.

The storm had winds of 105 miles per hour.

A lesser warning has also been extended to the central and northern areas of Tamaulipas, Queretaro, Morelos, the State of Mexico and Mexico City.

"We are expecting inundation from both rainfall as well as storm surge".

Irma is expected to enter the entire Atlantic coast of Florida and Georgia and SC over the weekend and is likely to cause damage.

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