Meanwhile, as Central Floridians continue to clean up after Hurricane Irma plowed through the region Sunday night and Monday morning, the storm - now a tropical depression - is expected to move through Alabama and into Tennessee on Tuesday.
No coastal watches or warnings were in effect.
While too early to tell whether the storm will move close enough to shore to either brush the coast or make landfall, the latest track from the National Hurricane Center positions the storm well off the Florida-Georgia border by Saturday, with the storm moving in a northwest motion.
Hurricane Jose continues to spin over the open waters of the Atlantic.
As it stands now, most computer models and the official track take the storm generally to the north and then to the north-northeast, away from the US east coast, over the weekend.
On Sept. 12 at 1:35 p.m. EDT (15:35 UTC) the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible image of Hurricane Jose. Because of the shear, it is not expected to gain much strength and may perhaps weaken a little over the next five days.
"There's no high-pressure system in the Atlantic at the moment like the one that pushed Irma toward the Bahamas", Live 5 Meteorologist Stephanie Sine said.
"That's good for us", Sine said.
Nash County dodged a bullet this week when Hurricane Irma took a more westerly path, but don't start eating all of your emergency food supply just yet.
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