Winter Weather Affecting USPS Facilities and Direct Mail Delivery

From my friend Eric Schmidt at Quebecor/WorldColor…

Winter Weather Affecting USPS Facilities and Delivery
February 8, 2010
Worldcolor Logistics NEWS FLASH – Issue #264

Significant snowstorms across the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast
regions have caused some delays and even closures for the USPS. These
delays have effected the distribution of mail, newsstand and newspaper
deliveries and the storms aren’t over yet. Accumulations between tomorrow
and Wednesday are estimated at 4 to 12 inches across the above noted
regions. Below are the areas currently effected:

Memphis, TN
A winter storm warning remains in effect until 4 p.m. CT this afternoon.

Cincinnati, Ohio
Due to severe weather conditions on Feb. 6, the Postal Service has
suspended delivery and collection operations for the following offices:
* Darke County Post Offices: Ansonia, Arcanum, Bradford, Burkettsville,
Gettysburg, Greenville, Hollansburg, New Madison, North Star, Osgood,
Palestine, Pittsburg, Rossburg, Versailles, Yorkshire.
* Findlay Post Office (45840).
* ZIP Code 453: Brookville, Casstown, Christainsburg, Conover, Eldorado,
Fletcher, Houston, Lewisburg, Russia, West Manchester.

Local Postal Operations in Orthern Virginia were suspended Saturday Feb. 6.
Affected postal operations in the ZIP Code areas beginning with 201,
220-223, 224-225, 226, and 227 in Northern Virginia area.
In Richmond, Post Offices, stations and branches closed retail operations
and suspended mail delivery and collections of mail from boxes on Saturday,
February 6, 2010.
This suspension affected postal services in the ZIP Code areas beginning
with 224, 225, 228, 229 and 244.

Due to the winter snow storm blanketing the Baltimore metopolitan area, the
Postal Service suspended all services including retail operations, mail
delivery and collections on Feb. 6.
The suspension affected ZIP Code areas beginning 210 through 219 in
Baltimore, MD, and the northern and western portions of Maryland.

Worldcolor Logistics (WCL) will continue to monitor the situation and
implement the best course of action to mitigate the effects of this severe
winter weather.  WCL will provide additional updates should elongated
delays become likely.

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news publications, visit our Web site at

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