Hurricane Jose twists in Atlantic

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Hurricane Jose, which has been lingering as Irma took aim at Florida, has weakened slightly as it circles in the Atlantic Ocean, according to the National Hurricane Center. It has slowed down dramatically, moving east at 7 miles per hour.

After Jose is predicted to become a tropical storm, the hurricane center's cone of probability forecasts it will regain hurricane strength Thursday and loop away from the United States by early Sunday morning.

The category one storm, meandering south of the island, nonetheless remains a potential threat to Bermuda.

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AccuWeather meteorologist Evan Duffey said that Jose was moving in a slow sloop because there are no systems in the area to drive it in any direction, USA Today reported.

Over the next three days, the hurricane is supposed to turn slowly clockwise toward the west-northwest, forecasters said, as a trough to the northeast leaves and subtropical ridge builds in the northwest, north and eventually northeast.

There are now no watches or warnings with Jose or Irma. It's a category 1 hurricane with winds of 75 miles per hour and, because of wind shear, may weaken to a tropical storm later Tuesday.

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