This data visualization shows the maximum wind gusts from Hurricane Irma from September 7 to September 10, 2017. Note how the strongest wind gusts are on the north side of the storm track (the faint dotted line). According to the NOAA's National Hurricane Center, Irma's maximum sustained winds ranged from 110 (on 9/10) to near 180 (on 9/7) miles per hour during this period. This graphic was created with data from the RTMA, which uses surface observation data to create a highly accurate gridded analysis of past weather conditions. The data covers only the Continental United States and coastal areas, so areas of the storm further to the south and east, where Irma was at maximum intensity, are not visible>This geocolor image from GOES-16 shows Hurricane Irma (l) and Hurricane Jose (r) in the Atlantic Ocean on September 7, 2017. According to NOAA’s National Hurricane Center, the category 5 Irma has maximum sustained winds of 180 miles per hour and is heading for the Turks and Caicos Islands. The storm is forecast to remain a powerful category 4 or 5 hurricane during the next couple of days. Jose, a category 1 storm, has maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour and is located about 815 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. Forecasters say Jose may strengthen during the next 48 hours.