RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Hurricane Jose will move away from the northern Leeward Islands Saturday night and avoid hitting where Irma struck earlier this week.
A Tropcial Storm Warning is in effect for Sint Maarten, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy.
The storm is about 100 miles north northeast of St. Martin. Winds are 145 mph Saturday night and it is moving northwest at 14 mph and this motion is expected to continue through Sunday. The storm is expected to stay out in the middle of the Atlantic into next week.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140
miles (220 km).