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.