Service Alerts

Updated: February 01, 2019

Current Alerts

Winter Storm Jayden

red alert_2 Status: Service Interruptions

Published: January 28, 2019 / Updated: February 01, 2019

Winter Storm Jayden Spreading Snow From the Great Lakes to the Northeast and Parts of the South. … [more]

California Wildfires  

red alert_2 Status: Service Interruptions

Published: November 14, 2018 / Updated: December 21, 2018

As of Wednesday evening, the Camp Fire has scorched 216 square miles and remained 35 percent contained. … [more]

Hurricane Florence  

red alert_2 Status: Service Interruptions

Published: September 10, 2018  / Updated: December 21, 2018

Hurricane Florence will lash the Carolinas beginning late Thursday as an intense Category 4 hurricane… [more]


red alert_2 Status: Service Interruptions

Published: April 11, 2017

The Postal Service has suspended most mail services to Guatemala. …  [more]


Previous Alerts

Canada Post Strikes

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: October 16, 2018 / Updated: December 20, 2018

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has begun rotating strikes in and around Victoria, Edmonton, Windsor and Halifax.. … [more]

Winter Storm Diego  

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: November 14, 2018 / Updated: December 13, 2018

More than 250,000 customers remained without power Monday after Winter Storm Diego unleashed a wintery mess across the Southeast over the weekend. … [more]

Hurricane Michael

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: October 9, 2018 / Updated: December 5, 2018

Hurricane Michael is expected to make landfall along the Florida Panhandle Gulf Coast Wednesday. … [more]

National Day of Mourning

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: December 4, 2018

President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush.. … [more]


 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: October 15, 2018

Numerous Post Offices are without power due to high winds and fire danger. … [more]

Tropical Storm Gordon

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: September 5, 2018 / Updated: November 17, 2018

Tropical Depression Gordon will continue to spread heavy rain through the Deep South through Thursday after making landfall Tuesday night along the Gulf Coast. …  [more]

Tropical Storm Olivia  

sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: September 12, 2018 / Updated: September 15, 2018

In the Pacific, parts of Hawaii are facing flooding rains and damaging winds from Tropical Storm Olivia. … [more]

Typhoon Mangkhut

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: September 10, 2018 / Updated: September 13, 2018

All Post Offices on the islands of Guam, Saipan and Rota are closed due to Typhoon Mangkhut. . … [more]


 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: May 4, 2018 / Updated:  September 5, 2018

Numerous post office closures following volcano eruption and Hurricane Lane. …  [more]

California Wildfires

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: July 24, 2018 / Updated: September 5, 2018

Wildfires Sparked Wednesday in the San Jacinto Mountains east of Los Angeles, erupting to a 7.5-square-mile conflagration in just a matter of hours. …  [more]

Subtropical Storm Alberto

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: June 2, 2018 / Updated: June 21, 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto triggered flash flooding and landslides in North Carolina and Virginia. …  [more]

Hurricane Harvey: Texas

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: August 27, 2017 / Updated: February 21, 2018

Harvey has had a massive impact on mail delivery and continues to move throughout the country. …  [more]

Severe Storms in the Northeast  

sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: May 17, 2018 / Updated: May 30, 2018

Powerful storms roared through the Northeast Tuesday, leaving thousands of homes and businesses without power. …  [more]

Hurricane Maria

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  September 27, 2017 / Updated: February 26, 2018

Recovery efforts continue in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Maria. …  [more]

Winter Storm Xanto  

sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  April 12, 2018 / Updated: April 16, 2018

Winter Storm Xanto is expected to bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to parts of the northern Plains this week…  [more]

Power Outages and Transportation Delays

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  April 17, 2018

Continued rain, snow, and ice precipitation have caused additional power outages and hazardous road conditions throughout Metro-Detroit, following Winter Storm Xanto. …  [more]

Winter Storm Toby

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  March 20, 2018 / Updated: March 30, 2018

Winter Storm Toby will bring heavy snowfall to the Northeast until 3/22 as the fourth nor’easter this month. …  [more]

Winter Storm Quinn

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  March 7, 2018 / Updated: March 20, 2018

Winter Storm Quinn is bringing heavy snowfall throughout the Northeast. This storm follows on the heels of Winter Storm Riley as the second nor’easter to hit the area in less than a week. …  [more]

Winter Storm Riley

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  March 5, 2018 / Updated: April 10, 2018

Winter Storm Riley is undergoing a winter cyclone process, known as bombogenesis, off of the Eastern Seaboard…  [more]

Winter Storm Grayson

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  January 4, 2018 / Updated: February 23, 2018

Winter Storm Grayson is undergoing a winter cyclone process, known as bombogenesis, off of the Eastern Seaboard…  [more]

Winter Storm Skylar  

sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  March 13, 2018

Winter Storm Skylar is bringing severe weather across New England as the third nor’easter since March 2. …  [more]

Winter Storm Mateo

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  February 8, 2018 / Updated: February 12, 2018

Winter Storm Mateo brought snow and ice to over a dozen states from February 8 – 11. …  [more]

Winter Storm Liam

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  February 6, 2018 / Updated: February 12, 2018

Winter Storm Liam will bring a mix of snow, sleet, ice and rain to the Midwest and Northeast…  [more]

Winter Storm Igna

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  January 17, 2018 / Updated: February 2, 2018

Winter Storm Igna unloaded snow and ice from parts of the Florida panhandle to Maine Tuesday, 1/16, and Wednesday, 1/17. …  [more]

Winter Storm Jaxon

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  January 23, 2018 / Updated:  January 30, 2018

Winter Storm Jaxon is bringing a wintry mess of snow, freezing rain and sleet from the upper Midwest into northern New England…  [more]

California Mudslides

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  January 11, 2018 / Updated: January 29, 2018

Heavy rain fell on multiple large burn scars Tuesday morning in Southern California leading to flooding and mudslides…  [more]

All USPS Areas

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  January 13, 2018 / Updated: January 19, 2018

Due to inclement weather in Memphis, Tennessee, many flights were canceled the morning of Saturday, 1/13 affecting delivery of Priority Mail Express products….  [more]

Hurricane Matthew

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: September, 2016 / Updated:  December 20, 2017

Hurricane Matthew is still impacting Post Offices in Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina although many operations have resumed. …  [more]

California Wildfires

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  December 7, 2017 / Updated: December 19, 2017

Destructive wildfires are raging across Southern California this week, evacuating over 120,000 people.  …  [more]

California Wildfires

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  October 9, 2017 / Updated: November 9, 2017

Several massive wildfires are burning in Napa and Sonoma…  [more]

New England

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  November 2, 2017 / Updated: November 9, 2017

Strong coastal storm left nearly a million homes and businesses without power…  [more]

Tropical Storm Nate

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  October 7, 2017 / Updated: October 11, 2017

Post Offices in Louisiana, Missippi, Alabama and Gulf Atlantic are currently in recovery mode after Tropical Storm Nate…  [more]

Caribbean Hurricane

  sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: September 6, 2017 / Updated: October 2, 2017

All postal operations in the Puerto Rico mainland are suspended.  …  [more]

Hurricane Irma

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  September 6, 2017 / Updated: October 2, 2017

The U.S. Postal Service is monitoring category 5 Hurricane Irma. The storm threatens to be the strongest recorded in the Atlantic …  [more]

Tornado Damage

sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: March 7, 2017 / Updated: October 2, 2017

The Postal Service has reported impacts following tornados that touched down in several cities across the region.. … [more]


 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: March 6, 2017 / Updated: October 2, 2017

Crystal City Station 22215  All operations, including BMEU services, have been temporarily suspended due to a malfunctioning heating unit.  Operations are expected to resume March 7th following all necessary repairs.

Flooding in Upper Midwest

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: September 29, 2016 / Updated: October 2, 2017

Retail and delivery options have been impacted in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin as a result of flooding in the upper Midwest region. …  [more]

Tropical Storm Hermine

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: August 2016 / Updated: October 2, 2017

Tropical Storm Hermine has impacted Postal Service retail and delivery service operations in parts of several states, from Florida to Virginia. …  [more]

Oregon Wildfires

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published:  September 12, 2017 / Updated: September 26, 2017

The U.S Postal Service is reporting closures in Oregon due to the wildfires in the area…  [more]

Hurricane Harvey: Louisiana

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: August 25, 2017 / Updated: September 1, 2017

Harvey has had a massive impact on mail delivery and continues to move throughout the country. …  [more]

Solar Eclipse

 sceduled-outage-icon Status: Resolved

Published: August 21, 2017 / Updated:  August 22, 2017

Due to the total solar eclipse, several carriers have suspended operations in the path of totality and may have limited operations elsewhere. …  [more]

Tropical Storm Cindy

cc_update-greenStatus: Resolved

Published: June 22, 2017 / Updated: June 29, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall near the Louisiana-Texas border early this morning. …  [more]

High Winds in Midwest

cc_update-greenStatus: Resolved

Published: March 8, 2017 / Updated: April 28, 2017

USPS has reported multiple Post Office closures across Michigan and Ohio due to power outages caused by high winds. … [more]

NFL Draft – Philadelphia, PA

cc_update-greenStatus: Resolved

Published: April 28, 2017 / Updated: April 30, 2017

Road closures are currently in effect in Philadelphia, PA due to the 2017 NFL Draft. …  [more]


cc_update-greenStatus: Resolved

Published: November 29, 2016 / Updated: March 15, 2017

The Postal Service has suspended most mail services to Guatemala. …  [more]

Winter Storm Stella

cc_update-greenStatus: Resolved

Published: March 13, 2017 / Updated: March 16, 2017

Winter Storm Stella is expected to bring heavy snow and strong winds from the Midwest to the Northeast early this week.. … [more]

Severe Weather Outbreak

  cc_update-green Status: Resolved

Published: March 1, 2017 / Updated: March 3, 2017

The Postal Service is reporting minor impacts as a result of severe weather that hit the Midwest and moved eastward…  [more]

Winter Storm Niko

  cc_update-green Status: Resolved

Published: February 9, 2017 / Updated: February 14, 2017

Winter Storm Niko is producing heavy snow, high winds, and blizzard conditions throughout the Northeast.This storm has caused hazardous, if not impossible, travel conditions in Boston and New York City. …  [more]

South Dakota

 cc_update-green Status: Resolved

Updated: January 31, 2017

The United States Postal Service reports that operations are impacted in parts of the South Dakota because of blizzard conditions and road closures. …  [more]

Nor’easter Snow Storm

  cc_update-green Status: Resolved

Published: January 23, 2017

The United States Postal Service reports that the Nor’easter snow storm making its way across the upper East Coast is impacting delivery in several states. …  [more]

Winter Storm Decima

  cc_update-green Status: Resolved

Published: December 19, 2016

Winter Storm Decima brought snow and ice from the Northwest to the Rockies, Plains, Midwest, and East from 12/14 – 12/18. … [more]

Winter Storm Caly

  cc_update-green Status: Resolved

Published: December 12, 2016

Winter Storm Caly made its final stop in the Northeast region. The storm began its cross-country trek in the Pacific Northwest, and then spread into the Midwest. … [more]

North Dakota

  cc_update-green Status: Resolved

Updated: December 7, 2016

Blizzard conditions are currently impacting North Dakota. … [more]

Winter Storm Argos

    cc_update-green Status: Resolved 

Published: November 18, 2016

Winter Storm Argos is already producing blizzard conditions in parts of the Northern Plains. The storm is not currently affecting any Post Offices, but may still impact delivery to these areas. Current anticipation is 24-36 hour delay for inbound and outbound shipments.  …  [more]

Puerto Rico

cc_update-green Status: Resolved

Updated: September 29, 2016

The San Juan area has recovered from an island-wide power outage. …  [more]