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Tropical Storm Felicia Officially Named By U.S. Weather Service

by User Not Found | Aug 04, 2009

A Tropical Storm formed in the eastern Pacific, 1,200 miles southwest of the tip of Baja, Mexico, and was identified and given the name Tropical Storm Felicia by the U.S. National Hurricane Center at 8 a.m. PDT [11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time]  on TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2009. The storm was named after reaching maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour, and was moving west by northwest.

Travel Insured International plans purchased at or after 11 a.m. EDT [8 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time] on August 4, 2009 will not provide coverage for adverse weather claims resulting from Tropical Storm Felicia or its resulting weather pattern. Plan holders may contact our Customer Care Department [ info@travelinsured.com ] with questions about this announcement.

According to the U.S. National Hurricane Service, reporting at 2 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time [8 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time] on Monday, August 10, 2009, Tropical Storm Felicia is 500 miles east of Hawaii  and is heading toward Hawaii with maximum sustained winds of 50 m.p.h. It is expected to pass over the state of Hawaii during Tuesday, August 11.

Additional resources for storm related questions:

U.S. National Hurricane Center: www.nhc.noaa.gov
The Weather Channel: www.weather.com
American Red Cross: www.redcross.org
Federal Emergency Management Agency: www.fema.gov

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