According to an AccuWeather report, dry and mild weather is forecasted for the southern half of the nation with an exception for the Southeast as they can expect a chilly January with threats of damage to the region’s citrus crop. Frequent storms are expected to bring above-normal snowfall to the northeast and an extended winter is predicted for the northern Plains to the eastern U.S. with cold and snowy conditions well into the spring of 2017.
Winter storms can be devastating, causing those affected to lose their business, inventory, and property. It is wise to be as prepared as possible in the event a winter storm threatens your business, your employees and your customers.
There is much you can do ahead of time to minimize the loss your business or home may sustain in the event of a winter storm. First you must have an emergency plan in place. Use the checklists below to help you get started or to supplement your existing emergency plan.
Winter Storm Preparedness
- Winter Storms-Know the Risks
- Before Winter Storms and Extreme Cold
- Winter Storm-Warning Period-Checklist
- Freeze-Ups Checklist: Before the Cold Weather
- Snow Loads Checklist: Before the Cold Weather
- Procedures during a Winter Storm
- Freeze-Ups Checklist: During the Cold Weather
- Snow Loads Checklist: During the Cold Weather
At the Armstrong Company Insurance Consultants we strive to educate our clients through risk assessment and management methods including; disaster preparedness, proper insurance coverage, and loss mitigation. Contact us today! We are always here to be of service to you!