CSA Position Statement Tropical Storm Fausto

Published by July 9, 2014


Released: 7/8/2014

Tropical Storm Fausto has formed over the Pacific Ocean far from Mexico’s coast to become the sixth tropical storm of the 2014 Pacific Hurricane Season.  The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Monday afternoon that Fausto had formed about 1,145 miles southwest of the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula.  The center says Fausto is moving toward the west near 13 mph and has maximum sustained winds of about 40 mph with higher gusts.  Forecasters say the storm should gradually strengthen in the coming 48 hours and take a turn toward the west-northwest starting Wednesday.  There are no coastal watches or warnings currently in effect, and forecasters say it poses no immediate threat to land.  Customers are strongly encouraged to read their Description of Coverage or Insurance Policy for details regarding their available coverage.  For plans that do offer coverage for adverse weather and natural disasters, please note that there is no coverage for this specific storm under any plans purchased on or after Monday, July 7th, 2014.  Please contact CSA Travel Protection with questions.