Service alerts

Last update: July 24, 2024, 5 p.m. ET

USPS service alerts have information for consumers, small businesses and business mailers about postal facility service disruptions caused by weather-related and other natural disasters, special events, or other changes impacting service.

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Flooding and Severe Weather Impacting Delivery

Weather events in Southern and Central U.S. are impacting the processing, transportation, and delivery of mail and packages. Due to Hurricane Beryl Houston Texas is especially impacted. Please allow additional time for final delivery of your item.

Service disruptions

Residential customers and small businesses can find out if mail is being delivered, or if their Post Offices are open. Business mailers get more detailed information about USPS mail processing facilities, and the operating status of delivery units, as well as any impacts on mail delivery overseas.

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Residential customers

Residential customers should check this Mail Service Disruptions website first for current, frequently-updated information about whether mail is being delivered to your neighborhood or if your local Post Office is open. Or you can call our customer service center at 1-800-ASK-USPS (800-275-8777).

Business mailers

Contact the Business Service Network headquarters communications manager for additional information or to report a disruption. Email us at

Need more support? Have questions? Contact your local Business Service Network or visit PostalPro.