Tropical Storms Jose, Katia now hurricanes

Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic, could be hurricane by Friday

Tropical Storm Jose forms in the Atlantic, could be hurricane by Friday

A hurricane watch has been issued for the Mexican state of Veracruz by the Mexican government.

The 8.1 quake off the southern Pacific coast just before midnight Thursday toppled hundreds of buildings in several states.

Residents of the Leeward Islands were also warned earlier this week to watch for Hurricane Irma, which is now making its way through the Caribbean and toward Florida.

Hurricanes Jose and Katia are both getting stronger. But it's not clear this year's busy hurricane season itself can be attributed to climate change, Klotzbach said.

September 10 is the peak hurricane day, when, statistically, all these conditions are likeliest to come together to produce hurricanes. Katia has developed in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Katia peaked as a Category 2 storm with winds of 105 miles per hour earlier Friday but was a minimal hurricane with 75 miles per hour winds as it was coming ashore.

The 1-5 scale estimates potential property damage. Systems of Category 3 and higher are defined as major hurricanes by the NHC.

A hurricane watch indicates the possibility that a region could experience hurricane conditions within 48 hours.

A third named storm in the Atlantic is hovering near Mexico.

After arriving in Mexico - as all hurricanes do when they hit land - Katia quickly weakened with winds of about 35 miles per hour.

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A hurricane warning is out for the state of Veracruz, which is predicted to receive 5 to 10 inches of rain.

Days after Irma devastated the Leeward Islands, another hurricane is making a close pass to the islands. The center of Katia is expected to remain off the shore of Mexico through Friday morning. Local officials in the Florida Keys have already called for mandatory evacuations, and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez warned residents that evacuation orders may soon be necessary.

June 20, 2017 - Weakens into a tropical wave. The storm is about 135 miles south-southeast of Tampico, Mexico, and about 110 miles northwest of Veracruz, Mexico.

- It's too early to tell whether it will make landfall on the U.S. mainland.

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