State Department experiences email outage

State Department experiences email outage
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The State Department experienced an email outage on Friday. 

A State Department official confirmed early Friday afternoon that the department was experiencing a “system-wide” outage of the its unclassified email system.

Separately, a source told The Hill that internal email at the department was down as of Friday morning.

"The State Department is experiencing a system-wide unclassified email outage," a department official said. "We are working to restore service as soon as possible. Other communication systems are available and being used."

Various news outlets reported the outage Friday morning.