Editor's NOTE: This report is now out of date. Verizon officially announced the launch of the BlackBerry Storm on November 21. We don't have word yet if the stores will open early.
Boy Genius has gotten a hold of Verizon internal documents that show a pre-launch special event in 123 Verizon stores on November 20 with stores opening an hour early, for pre-screened Verizon power-users that have been sent an invitation to pre-order via direct mail with an offer to buy the BlackBerry Storm.
The Verizon document also shows that the BlackBerry Storm should be hitting stores on Monday, November 24 and Tuesday, November 25. It notes that customers should have received an invitation and will RSVP to the company website. BlackBerry Storms will ship with 4-2 GB memory cards pre-installed.
Television commericals of the BlackBerry Storm show "Coming Soon" with no date. International data plans and callling plans have been revealed for the BlackBerry Storm. It is expected that there will also be an everything included plan similar to Sprint's plans. There has been conjecture that BlackBerry storm will be free with some data plans, however most beleive it will cost $199 with a two-year contract.
If you are hankering for a BlackBerry Storm because of its clickable keyboard and good reviews, we suggest you sign up at the BlackBerry website, just in case.