The so-called cone of uncertainty for Tropical Storm Jose now includes North Carolina’s Outer Banks, Maryland and Delaware, after the National Hurricane Center on Thursday shifted its potential path west. The cone shows the probable track of the center of a storm over a five-day period. With maximum sustained winds of 70 mph, Jose is a tropical storm after being a hurricane through the week. The storm

is expected to strengthen and become a hurricane again by this weekend, the center said. At one point last weekend, Jose was a Category 4 hurricane. Jose, which recently completed an odd clockwise loop, is forecast to move closer to the United States before turning north. The vast majority of computer models still keep the storm out to sea, but a few show it making a potential landfall along the East Coast, CNN meteorologist Brandon Miller said. READ MORE