There are now 3 hurricanes in the Atlantic basin

Tropical Storm Jose Becomes the 10th Named Storm of the Hurricane Season

Jose strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson wind scale and is expected to become a major hurricane on Friday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Thursday.

According to the weather service, an average hurricane season produces 12 named storms.

The storm, which formed Tuesday, is moving west-northwest at 16 mph with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph - just two mph above hurricane-force winds - the Hurricane Center said.

Irma's powerful center could pass just north of Puerto Rico - a U.S. territory of about 3.4 million people - on Wednesday afternoon and night, threatening heavy rain and risky coastal storm surges, forecasters said.

In the meantime, the category 5 hurricane, Irma, is moving closer to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) with winds of 180mph, with higher gusts.

Irma hit several Caribbean islands on Wednesday, including Barbuda, St. Martin, Anguilla, and St. Barts. Tropical Storm Katia formed early Wednesday off the coast of Mexico.

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Though it's unusual for three hurricanes to be active in the Atlantic basin at the same time, it's not without precedent.

The National Hurricane Center forecasts Katia to move in a southwesterly direction and make landfall late on Friday, Sept. 8. The storm is expected to strengthen during the next 48 hours. It remained unclear, exactly, what path Jose would take in the coming hours and days.

- Floridians should heed any evacuation order, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday.

Katia was 195 miles northeast of Veracruz, Mexico, and there's a hurricane warning in effect for Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde. NHC cautioned "Katia is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 10 to 15 inches over northern Veracruz and eastern Hidalgo, Puebla, and San Luis Potosi".

Although the exact track of the storm is still uncertain, rain, wind and waves seem all but certain to impact the Sunshine State by Saturday given the sheer size of the storm.

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