Flood Warning: Tropical Storm Henri to Move Up East Coast

Thu, 08/19/2021 - 15:07

Tropical Storm Henri is expected to strengthen into a hurricane over the western Atlantic by Friday, potentially continuing on a path that could affect northeastern states from Long Island to Cape Cod.

Here are some tips to help you protect your collections:

  • Know what's coming your way. Track the storm here.
  • Visit the State Archives disaster assistance guidelines.
  • Call the State Archives main number (518) 474-6926 for help. 
  • Keep contact information for key staff, services, and institutional and public officials with you at all times. Keep handy your insurance, financial, and inventory data.
  • Back up your electronic records and store the backup in a safe place off-site.
  • Move priority collections out of basements and off floors, and cover records, file cabinets, and computer equipment stored in vulnerable locations.
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