Storm surges are expected of 1 to 3 feet above ground level and possible tornadoes from south-central Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle.
Forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center said the Atlantic may have an above-average hurricane season this year, with a 70-percent likelihood of 11 to 17 named storms, of which five to nine could become hurricanes, including two to four major hurricanes. While some tropical storm-force winds may begin reaching coastal areas by Tuesday afternoon, the weather disturbance itself won't move over the state until late Wednesday.
New Taoiseach announces cabinet reshuffle
Enda Kenny left an administration with five women around the cabinet table; Varadkar's has only four. When asked whether he believed Ireland should legalise abortion, he simply answered "I do not".
DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources
Recent political agreements in Northern Ireland have essentially been negotiated between the DUP and Sinn Fein. To focus minds, the government has given parties a discussion paper setting out key areas for agreement.
Gasol, Lee to opt out of deals with Spurs
Lee, 34, suffered a partially torn patellar tendon in his left knee during Game 3 of the West finals against Golden State. His numbers were slightly down in the playoffs, averaging 4.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game in 16.3 minutes.