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The polar vortex is slamming Michigan right now. We figure you could use the sights and sounds of tropical beaches to serenade you today.
Brian Manzullo, Detroit Free Press

The below-zero weather will keep United States Postal Service‘s operations in Michigan on hold for another day.

A news release from the corporation stated that mail delivery, pick up and collection services will be suspended through Thursday “to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees.”

Post office retail operations will remain open.

“We apologize for any inconvenience this weather related service disruption has caused,” USPS Detroit district manager Karlett Gilbert, said in the release. “The safety and well-being of our employees is of paramount concern to the Postal Service.”

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Due to the extreme weather conditions caused by Winter Storm Jaden, we have temporarily suspended delivery service in certain locations to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees. Visit our Service Alerts page for more details. https://t.co/tUQeYYLl8gpic.twitter.com/M95kaHU4Y1

— U.S. Postal Service (@USPS) January 30, 2019

The corporation announced Tuesday of suspending Wednesday’s services. Wednesday’s suspension also affected other Midwest states such as Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, North and South Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Nebraska.

USPS last suspended its regular mail delivery operation for a day last month after President Donald Trump proclaimed Dec. 5, 2018, a national day of mourning in honor of former President George H.W. Bush

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