Mar 1, 2021
Keeping up with winter storms
As a PIA Northeast member, you can keep updated on the latest storm news via PIA’s Storm Info Central.
This tool kit includes:
- state-specific insurance department information;
- pertinent QuickSource and Ask PIA resources on topics such as snowplowing, business interruption, loss of use and homeowners policy information; and
- information on how to order PIA Design & Print consumer material for your agency to use in pre- and post-storm communication with your insureds. For more information, email PIA Design & Print at email@example.com.
Members who have prepared by using PIA’s Agency Preparedness and Recovery Plan may want to review their customized document as well to ensure the appropriate supplies are on hand. Contact PIA’s Industry Resource Center, or use the Ask PIA button on the PIA home page for any additional questions.
Important New York news:
March 1: Gov. Cuomo directs state agencies to prepare emergency response assets for damaging high winds and plummeting temperatures
Feb. 18: Gov. Cuomo reminds New Yorkers to use extreme caution while traveling as winter storm will impact New York through Friday night
Feb. 17: Gov. Cuomo directs state agencies to ready emergency response assets as another winter storm is forecast to impact New York Thursday through Friday
Feb. 15: Gov. Cuomo directs state agencies to mobilize emergency response assets as major winter weather system set to impact state with two rounds of snow, sleet and ice through Tuesday night
Feb. 14: Gov. Cuomo directs state agencies to prepare emergency response assets as heavy snow, sleet and ice forecast to impact most of state Monday through Tuesday evening
Feb. 8: Gov. Cuomo directs state agencies to prepare emergency assets in advance of snow and hazardous travel conditions through Tuesday
Feb. 4: Gov. Cuomo directs state agencies to prepare emergency response assets as more than a foot of lake-effect snow forecast to impact areas along Lake Erie and Lake Ontario Friday into Saturday
Feb. 2: Gov. Cuomo updates New Yorkers on storm recovery efforts and urges caution as additional storms may impact state this weekend
Feb. 2: Gov. Cuomo announces that ban on commercial vehicles, empty trailers and tandem trailers lifted on all state highways
Feb. 1: Gov. Cuomo announces New York City subway, LIRR and Metro-North to resume service early tomorrow
Feb. 1: Gov. Cuomo announces ban on commercial vehicles on New York’s entire I-84 corridor
Feb. 1: Gov. Cuomo announces winter storm will impact Tuesday vaccine appointments at state-run sites
Feb. 1: Gov. Cuomo declares state of emergency in additional counties as nor’easter impacts state with heavy snow, high winds and coastal flooding through Tuesday night.
Counties include: Albany, Broome, Cayuga, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Nassau, New York City, Oneida, Onondaga, Orange, Otsego, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, Suffolk, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester and Yates.
Feb. 1: Gov. Cuomo declares state of emergency throughout Hudson Valley, New York City and Long Island - New Yorkers encouraged to avoid travel
Jan. 31: Statement from Secretary to the Governor Melissa Derosa on Monday vaccine appointment postponements at multiple sites throughout downstate New York for safety due to winter storms
Jan. 31: Gov. Cuomo directs state agencies to mobilize emergency response resources in advance of nor’easter forecast to affect state through Tuesday with snow, high winds, coastal flooding
Jan. 30: Gov. Cuomo directs state agencies to prepare emergency response assets as storm set to impact New York City, Long Island, and Lower Hudson Valley with snow, high winds and coastal flooding
Jan. 29: Gov. Cuomo continues to urge caution as extreme cold temperatures are forecast to persist across the state until Sunday morning
Jan. 29: Gov. Cuomo announces operations at Jones Beach drive=thru vaccination sites suspended due to weather
Jan. 28: Gov. Cuomo urges caution as polar vortex will bring extremely cold temperatures across the state Thursday night