It's just too cold to ask mail carriers to be out for that long.

Officials at the U.S. Postal Service announced that postal delivery will be suspended in Iowa, Minnesota, western Wisconsin and western Illinois.

The National Weather Service says that a person can get frostbite in just 30 minutes if the temperature is 0 degrees with a -15 wind chill. With record breaking wind chill the HIGH will be -15 with wind chill values at -55. A person can contract frostbite in just 5 minutes.

So there will be no residential or commercial package pick-up services and there won't be collection from businesses or boxes.

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