Tropical Storm Isaias News

Connecticut AG Wants Reimbursements for Poor Response to Power Outage

Connecticut’s attorney general asked regulators Wednesday to order reimbursements for utility customers who lost food and medicine during August’s dayslong power outage in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias. Attorney General William Tong spoke as the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority …

Governor Hogan Asks for Federal Disaster Declaration in Three Maryland Counties

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan requested a major disaster declaration from the federal government to help communities in three counties hit by Tropical Storm Isaias last month. If granted, it would provide financial help to Calvert, Dorchester and St. Mary’s counties …

Conn. Offers Coverage Guidance Due to Power Outages After Tropical Storm Isaias

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and Insurance Commissioner Andrew N. Mais are reminding policyholders to review their homeowners insurance policies to understand their coverage for property damage due to loss of power as the …

New Jersey Provides Guidance for Homeowners After Tropical Storm Isaias

The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI) has provided guidance for homeowners suffering property damage caused by the recent tropical storm that rattled the state. DOBI has issued guidance for New Jersey homeowners on filing a homeowners insurance …

New York Regulator Takes Action to Expedite Isaias-Related Insurance Claims

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has taken action to help expedite the payment of insurance claims for New Yorkers affected by Tropical Storm Isaias. As the storm moved through the eastern portion of the state, it …

Connecticut Residents Warned About Repair Scams After Tropical Storm Isaias

Connecticut Attorney General William Tong has warned Connecticut residents to be on alert for tree removal, power restoration or other repair scams in areas still without power or where heavy damage resulted from Tropical Storm Isaias. After past significant storms …

Weather Service Says Delaware Tornado Set Distance Record

A single tornado cut a record 29-mile swath of damage through Delaware as Tropical Storm Isaias pelted the mid-Atlantic region with high winds and heavy rains earlier this week, according to the National Weather Service. Officials said the distance covered …

Tornadoes Confirmed in Pennsylvania During Storm

The National Weather Service has confirmed that tornadoes touched down in Bucks and Montgomery counties during Tuesday’s storm. The weather service office in Mount Holly, New Jersey, said more details would be provided later such as the strength and exact …

Lamont Calls for Investigation of Utilities’ Storm Response in Connecticut

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont called for an investigation of the state’s two largest electric utility companies Wednesday as hundreds of thousands of residents remained without power a day after Tropical Storm Isaias ripped through the state. Lamont asked the Connecticut …

Delaware Issues Insurance Reminders After Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias produced tornado activity, heavy rain and flooding, hail and strong winds throughout Delaware, causing significant destruction in several Delaware communities, according to a press release issued by the Delaware Insurance Department. Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro visited residents …