Weather Alert, August 29, 2023

Weather Alert

Blue Streak is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Idalia and its potential impact on the state of Florida. While the exact path and impact is impossible to pinpoint at this time, we are diligently monitoring and planning.

The storm is expected to make landfall over the next 24 hours. Based on the current forecasted path, it appears landfall in the Big Bend area is likely. As such, Blue Streak is taking necessary precautions to prepare and protect our personnel, facilities, and equipment.  Rest assured, your packages are being handled with the utmost care, and we are committed to delivering the exceptional service you expect from us.

Here’s a breakdown of the operational adjustments for the upcoming days:

Tuesday 8/29:

All line haul connectivity to and from Tampa, Lakeland, Sarasota, and Tallahassee will be shut down. It is expected to resume Wednesday night.

Wednesday 8/30:

Sarasota, Tampa, Gainesville, Ocala, Lake City, Tallahassee – All pickup and delivery operations will be suspended in these markets. Operations are expected to resume on Thursday 8/31.

Jacksonville – all pickup and delivery operations will suspend at 11am. Operations are expected to resume on Thursday 8/31.

The Atlanta connectivity to/from Florida will be suspended Wednesday night. It is expected to resume Thursday night.

The safety of our customers and our team members remains our top priority. We appreciate your understanding and trust in our services. If you have any immediate concerns or questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our customer support team at 904-448-8000 or [email protected].

For the latest updates on watches, warnings, and the forecast, please click here.

For comprehensive hurricane preparedness information, please visit the following resources:

NOAA Hurricane Preparedness Hurricanes

We will communicate further updates via email through our Constant Contact system.

If you are not already on our Constant Contact mailing list and would like to receive these important updates, please send an email to [email protected]. We will ensure you stay informed about any developments that might affect your shipments.

Thank you for choosing Blue Streak. We value your business and look forward to continuing to serve you.

Stay safe,

Blue Streak Team

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