Snow, ice and cold affect Farm Wagon, postal workers; Rescue Mission a warming center

With temperatures ranging from 1 degree below zero to a high of 10, those walking or working outside face dangers.

Northeastern Indiana is under a hazardous weather outlook. Wind chill values will drop to between 5 below and 15 below zero Wednesday night.

The Rescue Mission, 301 W. Superior St., serves as a warming center 7 a.m.-7 p.m. when temperatures reach below 10 degrees and will provide overnight space for men who come to the warming center.

Community Harvest Farm Wagon mobile pantry morning visits were canceled Wednesday.

For client safety, Community Harvest Food Bank will cancel Farm Wagon mobile pantry trucks when outdoor temperatures reach zero degrees or below.

With the cold plus snow and ice, the U.S. Postal Service is asking customers to clear snow and ice from sidewalks, stairs and mailboxes, to help letter carriers deliver the mail.

Customers receiving door delivery should make sure their sidewalks, steps and porches are clear, according to the postal service. Customers receiving curbside delivery should remove snow piles left by snow plows to keep access to their mailboxes clear for letter carriers.

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