Maybe my complaint about Social Security's ineffective process for notifying the public of office closings did some good. Here's an e-mail I received from the agency:
You are subscribed to the Social Security Administration’s Office Closings and Emergency Information page.
Now you can sign up to receive email or text messages when Social Security offices in your state or territory close down or open late because of severe weather or emergencies.
To sign up for your state or territory, go to www.socialsecurity.gov/agency/emergency and click on this button: