Already the US is feeling the effects from TS
Arlene which is out in the gulf atm just north of Cuba and heading NNW at 13mph.
The NHC expect this system to intensify briefly before hitting landfall as either a strong Tropical Storm or weak Cat1 Hurricane (which would be the earliest of any season so far).
Recent observations favour the strong TS
option, but theres still the possibility of it being names a Hurricane in the next 24-36 hours and as such a Hurricane watch is in effect on the New Orleans coast from New Orleans city to Florida.
The City of New Orleans has been told to keep watch on the system as the storm surge is expected to be anywhere from 2-4 meters high, in Florida already Tornado warnings are in effect for the rainband from Arlenes right hand side wrap-around.
Its not the fall that kills u, its the sudden stop at the end..