Severe weather alert for NYC area – Orders may be delayed #WinterStormStella #blizzard2017

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UPDATE March 13th 4:01PM: There will be no UPS, USPS, or DHL pickups tomorrow due to the weather. Orders will ship Wednesday, March 15th if service is back. Please check back for more updates as they arrive!

Due to severe weather affecting the NYC area, there may be delays in shipping orders starting Tuesday, March 14th. UPS, USPS, and DHL service guarantees are suspended if delays are caused by bad weather or other disasters. See https://www.adafruit.com/shippinginfo for more information.

We’ll do our best to get your orders out as quickly (and safely) as possible! We appreciate your continued support.

From weather.com:

Blizzard warnings have been issued for a part of the Northeast coast, including New York City, in advance of Winter Storm Stella which will hammer the Northeast with more than a foot of snow and strong winds Monday night-Tuesday. Stella will also deliver a swath of snow to the Midwest through Monday….

…Winter storm warnings are also in place across other parts of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, including Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington D.C. In addition to the winter storm warning, a blizzard watch is in effect for portions of eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Storm totals of a foot or more are likely in a widespread swath of the Northeast region, which will bring travel to a standstill on roads and at airports. Strong winds could cause tree damage and power outages in the Northeast, as well. Thundersnow may also occur during the height of the storm Tuesday.

From UPS:

Blizzard Conditions May Impact Areas of Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Posted March 13, 2017, 10:00 AM ET

With blizzard conditions expected to impact service in areas of the Mid-Atlantic and the Northeast this week, our team is monitoring weather conditions.

We will work to ensure the safety of our employees while minimizing effects on service. In the event of a service disruption, contingency plans are in place to ensure that shipments arrive at their final destinations as quickly as conditions permit.

Visit here for the latest information about service impacts and to track the status of your packages. As we assess local conditions during the storm we will post ZIP codes where no pickups or deliveries are being made, which will be updated as new information becomes available.


To be notified via email or text when the status of your package has changed, select the Notify me with Updates feature when tracking your shipment on ups.com. Continue to visit ups.com for service updates as well.

For more information about the service impact on UPS Freight® pickups and deliveries, please visit UPS Freight.
Contact your local The UPS Store® directly for information about any impacts to their hours of operation. Visit The UPS Store to find the location nearest you.

UPS Access Point ™ locations’ hours of operation may be impacted in affected areas. Track your package on ups.com for updated information regarding the status and location of your package.

Note that the UPS Service Guarantee does not apply when transportation networks are disrupted due to events of this nature. For more information, refer to the UPS Tariff/Terms and Conditions of Service.

We’ll continue to monitor the storm and update as we get more information.

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  1. Stay warm, stay safe Adafruit Team! We appreciate all that you do!

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