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Hurricane Tomas Officially Identified & Named

by John Stone | Oct 28, 2010
A tropical storm was identified and named Hurricane Tomas by the U.S. Weather Service on October 29, 2010.

A Tropical Storm was identified at 5 p.m. EDT on Friday, October 29, 2010 after reaching maximum sustained winds of 40 m.p.h. in the Atlantic Ocean about 200 miles southeast of Barbados. It was given the name Tomas by the U.S. National Weather Service. The storm subsequently strengthened into Hurricane Tomas as it moved west into the Caribbean Sea with sustained winds exceeding 75 miles per hour.

Travel Insured International plans purchased on or after October 29, 2010 will not provide coverage for adverse weather claims due to Hurricane Tomas 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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