BOSTON (WHDH) — Jose continues to impact Massachusetts with whipping winds, rough surf, scattered showers and the threat for power outages.
A tropical storm warning is still in effect for Cape Cod and the Islands. Jose, which tracked north through the Atlantic Ocean as a hurricane, has since stalled out about 100 miles off Nantucket. As of Thursday night, Jose lost its tropical characteristics.
Southern and eastern Massachusetts will experience strong winds throughout Thursday and into the end of the work week, with wind gusts up to 50 mph. Cape Cod and the Islands could see gusts of up to 60 mph.
The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory until 6 p.m. Friday. Scattered power outages are possible, as well as tree damage across the area.
Astronomical high tide is slated for Thursday at 12:42 p.m. and Friday at 1:04 a.m. Coastal areas could see flooding as a result.
Beach erosion is a major concern for coastal areas on the South Coast, Cape Cod and the Islands.
The storm is expected to weaken by this weekend, by ferry service in some areas has been suspended until further notice.
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