Severe weather updates




Last updated Aug. 29, 2014, 8:30 a.m. ET

California

On Aug. 23, the California Bay Valley area was hit by a 6.1 earthquake. As a result, retail and delivery services have been impacted in the areas of Napa and Vallejo, CA. Delivery service for the impacted areas will continue as all operations are being moved to the Springstown Station in Vallejo. PO Box operations for the Napa area have been moved to the Post Office back parking lot. Postal Inspectors are on hand to provide security. The Napa-Franklin Station suffered total devastation.  Redirections are in place for Napa, Franklin and Vallejo locations.

Drop Shipment Redirections:

Napa Main PO, 94558            REDIRECTED TO – Oakland P&DC, 1675 7th St, Oakland, CA  94615
Franklin Station PO, 94559   REDIRECTED TO – Oakland P&DC, 1675 7th St, Oakland, CA  94615
Vallejo Main PO, 94590         REDIRECTED TO – Springtown PO, 100 Admiral Callaghan Ln, Vallejo, CA  94591
Vallejo Station A, 94590        REDIRECTED TO – Springtown PO, 100 Admiral Callaghan Ln, Vallejo, CA  94591

Please check back for updates.

Hawaii

It has been reported that Hurricane Iselle has cleared the Hawaiian Islands and has dissipated. Hurricane Julio is on track west, northwest of the Hawaiian Islands and is currently weakening. We will continued to monitor Hurricane Julio and will post any updates as soon as they are available.

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Washington

The Postal Service is recovering from damage caused by wildfires in the Seattle region. The small town of Pateros has suffered severe damage as a result of the fires. Evacuations are in effect and several roads are closed. As a result, service has been impacted in the following areas. Please check back for updates.

Brewster, 99812 – Office remains without power.
Bridgeport, 98813 – Office remains without power.
Carlton, 98814 – Office remains without power.
Malott, 98829 – Office remains without power.
Methow, 98834 – Office remains without power.
Pateros, 98846 – Office remains without power.
Twisp, 98856 – Office remains without power.

Conconully, 98819 – Resumed regular operations with impact to delivery service.
Loomis, 98827 – Resumed regular operations with impact to delivery service.
Okanogan, 98840 – Resumed regular operations with impact to delivery service.
Omak, 98841 – Resumed regular operations with impact to delivery service.
Oroville, 98844 – Resumed regular operations with impact to delivery service.
Riverside, 98849 – Resumed regular operations with impact to delivery service.
Tonasket, 98855 – Resumed regular operations with impact to delivery service.
Wauconda, 98859 – Resumed regular operations with impact to delivery service.
Winthrop, 98862 – Resumed regular operations with impact to delivery service.

Arlington, WA — Due to road closures and emergency conditions following the mudslide that hit Oso and State Highway 530 on March 22, customers who receive home delivery in Oso may retrieve mail at the Darrington Post Office located at 715 Givens Avenue, Darrington, WA, 98241. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. Customers must bring appropriate ID.

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Ohio

Wickliffe PO, 44092 – BME services are temporarily suspended due to power outage.

Conneticut

Lasalle Rdr PO, 06127 – BME services are temporarily unavailable. Please check back for updates.

New York

Knickerbocker PO, 10002 - BME services have been temporarily suspended. The POS is degraded and unable to process credit/debit transactions. Please check back for updates.

South Dakota

Mellette, SD, 57461 - Operations at the Mellette Post Office 57461 have been suspended due to structural issues making it unsafe for customers and employees. Customers of the Mellette Post Office will be able to receive PO Box and retail service at the Northville PO located at 306 W Elm Street, Northville, SD, 57465-9998. Hours at Northville are Monday – Friday 9 a.m. -12:30 p.m., 1 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. and Sat. 9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Mellette customers can pick up their mail as early as 7:20 a.m.

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Delaware

Montchanin PO, 19710 – As a result of flooding, operations remain suspended at the Montchanin Main Post Office, located at 101 Stone Block Row, Montchanin, DE, 19710. A mobile unit in the parking lot offers retail and PO Box services. For all other services, customers may visit the Greenville Post Office, located at 3801 Kennett Pike, Suite A101, Wilmington, DE, 19807.

Please check back for more details.

Midwest tornadoes

In the aftermath of Sunday’s tornadoes, mail service continues uninterrupted for postal customers served out of the Vilonia, Mayflower, El Paso and Roland, AR, Post Offices. The Postal Service has established mail pickup service for those who have lost their homes or are unable to return to their homes or businesses. Delivery service will be attempted in all areas. Mail for inaccessible areas will be returned to the Post Office where it will be staged for customer pickup. Customers will need to bring proper ID to retrieve mail.