DENVER (CBS4)– A post office in Denver had to close to customers on Thursday after Wednesday night’s severe thunderstorm. The storm brought heavy rain, hail and street flooding to the Denver metro area.

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The Capitol Hill Station Post Office at Colfax Avenue and Marion Street was surrounded by caution tape because of water damage.

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A post office spokesperson told CBS4 that the closure would not affect local mail delivery but those who have P.O. Boxes it the building weren’t able to access them.

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“I’d like to get my mail. I have checks, I have first class mail in there. I would like to get my mail,” said Cheri Fervrache.

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“I walked up saw the caution tape, read the sign, and realized I am going to have to make a change of plans to go downtown to the big post office, which is not very convenient, or easy to park at,” said Peggy Rousseau.

This is the second time in a year that the post office has closed due to water damage.

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