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Severe Weather Alert: Many M&T Bank Branches Closed or Delayed Due to Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Severe Weather Alert: Many M&T Bank Branches Closed or Delayed Due to Hurricane Sandy09:21 EDT Tuesday, October 30, 2012BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to severe weather across the region, many M&T Bank branch and ATM locations throughout the area will be closed or have limited hours today and possibly over the next several days.  Depending on local conditions, including the availability of power and telecommunications service, local flooding and travel conditions, the status of our branch network is as follows:NEW YORK CITY AND LONG ISLANDAll branches will be closed today.DELAWAREBranches will attempt to open by 11 a.m. depending on local conditions.MARYLANDBaltimore city branches will attempt to open by 1 p.m. depending on local conditions. All other branches in Maryland will attempt to open by 11 a.m. depending on local conditions, except for a small number of branches in the far western end of the state which have been affected by heavy snow and will be closed all day.WASHINGTON, DCBranches will attempt to open by 11 a.m. depending on local conditions.VIRGINIAIn Northern Virginia, branches will attempt to open by 11 a.m. depending on local conditions. Branches in Richmond, Virginia will open at their normal times.WEST VIRGINIABranches will attempt to open by 11 a.m. depending on local conditions.PENNSYLVANIABranches will attempt to open by 11 a.m. depending on local conditions.HUDSON VALLEYBranches will attempt to open by 11 a.m. depending on local conditions.UPSTATE NEW YORK (BUFFALO THROUGH ALBANY)Branches will open at their normal times.We understand that these closures may impact your ability to conduct normal banking business, so we will be taking extra steps to minimize any disruption or inconvenience for our customers in these areas, including waiving insufficient funds and overdraft transfer fees as well as other related charges in the event a deposit to your account is delayed.If our branches in your area are closed due to the storm, we have several alternative options available to you.  M&T's Web Banking is available 24 hours a day.  You can make transfers between your M&T accounts and pay bills by visiting http://www.mtb.com.Our automated telephone service is available 24/7.  Service representatives in the Telephone Banking Center are also available Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. by calling 1.800.724.2440.  Please note that due to the storm, we are experiencing higher than usual call volumes which may result in longer wait times.  We appreciate your patience.   The storm may continue to impact some of our geographies throughout the next several days, and we will continually assess local conditions and evaluate the needs of our customers in affected areas.  Please check http://www.mtb.com regularly for updates.About M&T BankFounded in 1856, M&T Bank Corporation is one of the 20 largest U.S. bank holding companies, with more than 750 branch offices and 1,800 ATMs in Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia and Delaware.Media Contact:   Michael Zabel  mzabel@mtb.com  716/842-5385SOURCE M&T Bank