Hurricane Dorian is moving very slowly northwest from the Bahamas with outer wind & rain bands impacting the Florida Coast now. We want to keep our customers, prospects, employees and all other key stakeholders up-to-date with the latest information on Dorian by sharing the following information.
Effective immediately, all USPS Processing plants & Post Offices in the following 3-digit ZIP codes will be closed:
• MID FLORIDA P&DC, ORLANDO P&DC and SEMINOLE FL P&DC
• Georgia 3-Digit Service Areas: 313, 314, 315,
• Florida 3-Digit Service Areas: 320, 321, 327, 328, 329, 334, 347, 349,
• There is an embargo for Priority Mail Express
At a glance, the following updates have also been shared regarding Hurricane Dorian:
• Hurricane and storm surge warnings issued for a part of Florida’s & Georgia’s east coast.
• Hurricane conditions are expected to arrive in hurricane-warned areas by evening.
• Impacts will worsen along Georgia, South Carolina coasts Wednesday.
• Peak impacts will arrive in North Carolina and southeast Virginia Thursday into Friday.
Hurricane watches have been extended northward to include the entire Georgia coastline and South Carolina’s Low country as Dorian remains parked over the northwestern Bahamas. It will track dangerously close to a large portion of the East Coast from Florida to Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and southeastern Virginia this week.
Outer rain bands have already moved ashore in South Florida, where winds over 40 mph have been clocked in a few locations near the coast, including at Opa Locka Airport near Miami. Dorian’s intensity has backed off ever so slightly from Sunday’s peak and is now a strong Category 4, and it will remain a formidable hurricane over the next several days.
Into Monday & Tuesday:
Bands of rain and strong winds will affect parts of Florida. Tropical-storm-force winds (39-plus mph) are expected in the tropical storm and hurricane warning areas of eastern Florida, with hurricane-force winds (74-plus mph) possible as soon as late Monday night in the hurricane warning area. Battering waves, coastal flooding and beach erosion will increase along the southeastern coast of Florida.
We recognize the severe impact that current conditions may be having on mail distribution/delivery in these severe weather affected areas, and we will send daily updates as this situation changes.
For the latest on how Hurricane Dorian may be affecting your specific area, please stay tuned into The Weather Channel who will have the most up-to-date information.