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Tropical Storm Colin Officially Identified & Named

by John Stone | Aug 02, 2010
Tropical Storm Colin was identified and named by the U.S. Weather Service on August 3, 2010. Travel Insured plans purchased on or after August 3, 2010 will not cover adverse weather claims due to Tropical Storm Colin.

A Tropical Storm was identified at 5 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 in the Atlantic Ocean, about 950 miles east of the Lesser Antilles Islands, and was given the name Tropical Storm Colin by the U.S. National Weather Service Hurricane Center. The storm, named after reaching maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour, moved in a northwest direction and was expected to pass northeast and north of the Leeward Islands.

Travel Insured International plans purchased on or after August 3, 2010 will not provide coverage for adverse weather claims due to Tropical Storm Colin or its resulting weather pattern. Plan holders may contact our Customer Care Department at 1-800-243-3174 or with questions about this announcement.

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