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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Along with the rest of South Florida, Monroe County officials are preparing for the possible impacts of Tropical Storm Erika.

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According to the Monroe County Office of Emergency Management, as of 2 p.m., Tropical Storm Erika was 900 miles east-southeast of Key Largo.

The department said while they do not plan to evacuate in the case of a tropical storm, they continue to monitor the storm.

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Officials said protective actions have not yet been implemented and will be announced later Friday evening, if necessary.

South Florida residents are urged to stay informed.

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