What Travelers Need to Know Today: Monday, January 21, 2019 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Frigid Weather in the Northeast

By Jesse Sokolow on 21 January 2019
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Good Monday morning. This is what you are waking up to.

Today, January 21, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday.

Many people have the day off in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and local, county, state and federal offices and agencies are closed. For most companies, however, it is business as usual.

The United States Post Office won’t be delivering mail on Monday with the exception of Priority Mail Express items. Almost all post offices are closed as well.

Don’t despair if you are expecting a package from Amazon: UPS and FedEx will still be making deliveries.

Most banks will also be closed today including JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo.

Almost all retail shops and establishments will be open, and some will even offer holiday sales.

Meanwhile, the weekend storm that caused thousands of flight delays and left over 50,000 homes without power, will bring record cold temperatures to the Northeast. Sunny and warm conditions are forecast for the West Coast, while yet another winter storm will begin to bring snow and a wintry mix to the Rockies, the Midwest, and the Northeast.

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