Several United States Post Office locations in Iowa have been temporarily closed because of rampant flooding.
An emergency suspension has been ordered at the Ashton, Bronson, Hornick, Lehigh, Melvin and Ricketts post offices. Post Office Box delivery and retail services are not being offered at these locations, according to a news release from the U.S. Postal Service.
Those in Ashton can use the Sibley Post Office, located at 412 Ninth St., from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8:30-9:30 a.m. on Saturday.