Katia is anticipated to drift toward the coast on Thursday.
The announcement of Hurricane Katia came minutes after the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Jose had formed in the open Atlantic, far from land and well east of Hurricane Irma.
Category 5 Hurricane Irma roars through Caribbean
Jose has winds of 75 mph (120 kph) and is quickly strengthening, but poses no immediate threat to land.
Pa. Task Force One heads to Florida ahead of Irma
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