The storm heads north toward the Florida Keys, gaining slightly in intensity after leaving a trail of destruction through the Caribbean that claimed at least three lives.
Tropical Storm Elsa brought heavy rain to Jamaica, while the weather along the southern parts of neighbouring Cuba's east coast also deteriorated.
Once the building is down, rescue efforts will resume, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said, as beachside communities planned more subdued events for the Fourth of July.
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