On Tuesday, January 6, 2016, a tropical storm watch was issued for parts of Texas and parts of New Mexico, and for portions of Arkansas, Oklahoma and the Dakotas.
Weather was expected to be mild throughout most of the Plains.
This is a short summary of the forecast.
Tropical Storm watch In most parts of the country, Tropical Storm Jose is expected to move across the Gulf of Mexico and make landfall in the central Gulf of California.
It is possible that this storm will become a Category 1 hurricane and is likely to bring heavy rainfall to Texas.
Hurricane Jose will be located about 25 miles (40 km) south-southeast of Lake George, California, at a latitude of 40 degrees North, longitude of 0 degrees West.
It will be moving south at 15 mph (24 kph) with maximum sustained winds of 74 mph (120 kph).
Jose will make landfall on the Gulf Coast between 2 a.m.
(1900 UTC) on Wednesday, January 7 and 5 a.