Severe weather updates

Last updated Oct. 20, 2014, 4 p.m. ET


The Prescott Post Office is without power due to heavy storms, and unable to provide retail, BME or DDU service. A generator is en route. Power is expected to be restored by Saturday, Oct. 4.

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The California Bay Valley area remains in recovery phase following a 6.1 earthquake that hit the area Aug 23. The Postal Service is committed to ensuring that delivery and retail service remain intact.

Retail and PO Box customers will continue to be served at the Napa Main Post Office, 1625 Trancas Street, Napa, CA 94558. There is a mobile unit on site to provide postal services. Caller service hours for PO Box customers are from 9 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Photo ID required. Napa Main Post Office customers who put in a “Vacation Hold” are cautioned that their mail will not be released until the re-deliver date because vacation-hold mail will be kept at the leased building on Napa Valley Corporate Drive.

PO Box customers from the Franklin Post Office, 1351 2nd Street, 94559 will continue to pick up their mail at the Wine Valley Post Office, 820 Randolph Street, Napa CA 94559. PO Box Will-Call hours are 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PO Box customers must provide photo ID.

Redirections are in place for Napa, Franklin and Vallejo locations.

Drop Shipment Redirections:
(Update effective Sept. 3) Napa Main PO, 94558. The redirection site will no longer be Oakland P&DC. The new location DDU/RDU location is 2751 Napa Valley Corporate Drive Building #3, Napa, CA 94558.

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.

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


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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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.