USPS suspends mail delivery in many areas Thursday due to extreme cold

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Hoosiers are among those who shouldn’t expect to get mail on Thursday, after missing Wednesday’s mail as well.

The U.S. Postal Service suspended delivery for Wednesday due to the extreme cold weather forecast for many parts of the Midwest. They decided Wednesday evening to do the same on Thursday, as more brutal cold is expected.

In Indiana, the USPS has suspended delivery for zip codes starting with 460-469, 472-475, 478 and 479.

USPS officials apologized for any inconvenience from the service disruption, adding that the “safety and well-being of our employees is of paramount concern.”

Other areas are also affected by the delivery suspension:

  • Michigan: 486-491, 493-499
  • Indiana: 460-469, 472-475, 478, 479
  • Chicago: 606-608
  • Lakeland: 530-532, 534, 535, 537-539, 541-545, 549, 600, 602, 601, 611
  • Detroit: 480-485, 492
  • Central Illinois: 601, 603 – 605, 609, 613, 614, 616, 617
  • Northern Ohio (Cleveland and Lima areas): 441, 458
  • Ohio Valley (Cincinnati and Columbus areas): 452, 430-432
  • Northland: 540, 546-548, 550, 551, 553-564, 566
  • Hawkeye: 500-514, 520-528, 612
  • Dakotas: 580-588, 570-577
  • Eastern Nebraska: 680-689
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