Severe weather updates

Last updated August 28, 2015, 5 p.m. ET


Regular operations have resumed at the Dallas NDC. Redirection of drop shipments has been canceled. All drop shippers may resume their regular drops at the Dallas NDC.

Washington State

The Postal Service continues to monitor conditions and impacts resulting from wildfires in the Seattle region. While delivery service may be impacted in areas inaccessible due to the fires, all offices are open for retail and PO Box service. Every attempt will be made to deliver mail where it remains safe to do so.

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Cameron PO 61423 –The Post Office was damaged by a tornado. Operations have been temporarily suspended. Customers can visit the Abingdon Post Office located at 123 W. Meek St., 61410, for retail and PO Box services.

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Kendall PO 49062 –As a result of a fire, operations out of the Kendall Post Office have been temporarily suspended. Customers can visit the Gobles Post Office located at 106 E. Exchange St., Gobles, Michigan, for retail and PO Box services.

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Due to wildfires burning near the Bayview area and mandatory evacuations, services are impacted in the Bayview area.  Delivery service will not be made in areas that are under mandatory evacuation orders.

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Due to wildfires in Alaska, services have been suspended at the Nulato Post Office, 99765 and the Tanana Post Office, 99777. Please check back for updates.

New Jersey

Power has been restored to all offices. Normal operations have resumed.


Due to power outages and road closures, retail service will be limited to stamps only at the Willimantic/North Franklin Post Office, 06424, 06249, 06254 and 06280. PO Box service is available as usual. Please check back for updates.


The California Bay Valley area remains in recovery phase following a 6.1 earthquake that hit the area Aug 23, 2014. The Postal Service is committed to ensuring that delivery and retail service remains intact.

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 a.m. to 7 p.m. PO Box customers must provide photo ID.

Redirections are in place for Franklin and Vallejo locations.

Drop shipment redirections:
(Update effective Sept. 3, 2014)

Franklin Station PO, 94559, REDIRECTED TO – Oakland P&DC, 1675 7th St, Oakland, CA, 94615.

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The Whitehall Carrier Annex, 43213 - sustained damage following a fire at the facility after hours. DDU drops should be taken to the Airport Annex located at 4299 Sawyer Road, Columbus, OH 43236.

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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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