Dolphins could move practice next week if storm hits South Florida

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Miami Dolphins could move practice if Tropical Storm Erika hits Florida
Friday August 28th, 2015

The Miami Dolphins have discussed the possibility of moving practice early next week due to the possible impact of a hurricane, according to the Miami Herald

As of Friday morning, Tropical Storm Erika was off the southern coast of the Dominican Republic. Projections from the National Weather Service have the storm reaching South Florida by 2 a.m. on Monday, though it's too early to say how the storm will affect the area.

While the storm is currently classified as a Tropical Storm—defined by wind speeds between 39 and 73 miles per hour—the storm could be upgraded to a hurricane. 

“We’ve discussed a couple different scenarios,” Dolphins coach Joe Philbin said, according to the Miami Herald. “We’ll be ready if we need to. Everything is on the table. We have to get our team ready to play in the regular season.”

The team is not planning to move Saturday's home preseason game against the Falcons, according to the Miami Herald

The Dolphins are 0-2 this preseason after losses to the Bears and Panthers.

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