ALG Connect Weather Alert:Hurricane Sally Lashing Gulf Coast With Flooding Rain

Hurricane Sally Lashing Gulf Coast With Flooding Rain, Storm Surge and Damaging Winds After Making Landfall

Hurricane Sally has made landfall this morning with extreme flooding rainfall, a dangerous storm surge and damaging winds. Sally will also pose a threat of flooding rainfall farther inland across parts of the Southeast.


Bands of heavy rain and strong winds are affecting the northern Gulf Coast, particularly in parts of the Florida Panhandle and southern Alabama. A wind gust to 92 mph has been measured in Pensacola, Florida. Dauphin Island, Alabama, and Mobile, Alabama have seen wind gusts as high as 99 mph and 82 mph. A storm surge of over 5 feet has been recorded so far near Pensacola, Florida.


Significant flash flooding with flooded roads and homes has also occurred in numerous spots from southeast Alabama into the western Florida Panhandle. A flash flood emergency has been issued by the National Weather Service in northwestern Florida for southwestern Okaloosa County and southeastern Santa Rosa County. Doppler radar has estimated rainfall totals of 10 to 25 inches in this area so far.Sally's highest rainfall totals, locally up to 35 inches, are expected from extreme southeast Alabama into the western Florida Panhandle.


We recognize the severe impact that current conditions are having on our customers and we are committed to restoring service levels as quickly as possible. As a result of these weather issues, the ALG Client Service Team will send daily updates as we monitor the progress and track job level impact.




Hurricane Sally Update:  Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Hurricane Sally has made landfall, bringing extreme rain and wind to Southern Alabama, Northwest Florida and surrounding areas. There are multiple Post Office closures and postal facility disruptions as a result. As we monitor conditions in the region our top priority is the safety of customers and employees.



All drop shipments and operations have been suspended until further notice for the following Plants:

Mobile Annex, 250 St. Joseph Street, 36601-2001

Mobile P&DC, 4538 Shipyard Rd., 36675-9998

Drop Shipment Hours: Suspended immediately until further notice.

Processing Plan: Mail currently in the facility will be processed and delivered, pending weather conditions.

Recommendations to Mailers: Mailers are requested to hold their drop shipments. Please reschedule FAST appointments.



Pensacola Florida Processing & Distribution Center (P&DC), 1400 West Jordan St., 32522 - All Drop Shipments and operations have been suspended due to Hurricane Sally. There is an embargo for all Priority Mail Express and live animalsOperations will resume at 7 a.m. on Thursday, September 17, 2020.

Processing Plan: Mail currently in the facility will be processed and delivered when operations resume.

Recommendations to Mailers: Mailers are requested to hold their drop shipments. Please reschedule FAST appointments.

Due to weather conditions, all delivery and retail operations in the 325 Digit ZIP Code have been suspended and expected to resume on Thursday, September 17th.



Due to the path of Hurricane Sally, all operations in the 700, 701, 703 & 704 3-Digit ZIP Codes will resume operations as normal effective immediately with the exception of the following offices that have mandatory evacuations.

Barataria Post Office, 4164 Privateer Blvd, 70036

Lafitte Post Office, 2630 Jean Lafitte Blvd, 70067

Grand Isle Post Office, 3393 Hwy 1, 70358

Braithwaite Post Office, 2729 English Turn Rd., 70040

Buras Post Office, 37823 Hwy 23, 70041

Pointe A La Hache Post Office, 285 Adema Ln., 70082

Port Sulphur Post Office, 26852 Hwy 23, 70083

Ama Post Office, 10833 River Rd., 70031

Boutte Post Office, 13322 Hwy 90, 70039

Destrehan Post Office, 13 Plantation Rd., 70047

Hahnville Post Office, 15141 River Rd., 70057

Luling Post Office, 1363Paul Maillard Rd., 70070

New Sarpy Post Office, 14394 River Rd., 70078

Norco Post Office, 558 Apple St., 70079

Paradis Post Office, 508 Fonda St., 70080

Saint Rose Post Office, 11724 River Rd., 70087

Edgard Post Office, 2447 Hwy 18, 70049

Garyville Post Office, 495 Historic Main St., 70051

Reserve Post Office, 129 Central Ave., 70084

All Louisiana Plants will be business as usual.

Louisiana 706 3-Digit ZIP Code Post Offices affected by Hurricane Laura:

We have an immediate embargo on all Marketing Mail flats being entered for the 706 3-Digit ZIP Code Area until further notice.

Recommendations to Mailers: Mailers are requested to hold their Marketing Mail shipments in place for the time being, including trucks in route. There are no redirects at this time. Please reschedule appointments when the embargo is lifted.