Tropical Storm Simon became the eighteenth named storm of the 2014 eastern Pacific hurricane season off the coast of Mexico today. The storm’s maximum sustained winds early Thursday are near 40 mph with some strengthening expected over the next two days. Simon is centered about 135 miles west-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico, and is moving west-northwest near 10 mph on a track that will gradually take the storm away from Mexico’s coast. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Simon is expected to produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches through Fridayin western Mexico and is also generating swells on the coast that could cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. 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 Thursday, October 2nd, 2014. Please contact CSA Travel Protection with questions.