Check Delays Resulting from Weather Conditions in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
November 17, 1999
Circular No. 11202

To All Depository Institutions and Others Concerned in the Second Federal Reserve District:

Due to the severe weather conditions in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands resulting from Hurricane Lenny, there have been delays in the presentment of cash items, the return of unpaid items, and the forwarding of advices of nonpayment in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Effective November 16, 1999 and until such time as conditions permit us to resume presenting and returning cash items, this Bank will defer credit for items drawn on, or cash items returned to, depository institutions having routing numbers with 0215, 0216, 2215, and 2216 prefixes.