Winter storm cancels, delays classes for Monday

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

With the winter storm blanketing Kansas in high winds and, in some places, record heavy snows, many school districts and universities in the hardest hit places have already canceled classes for Monday. 

Most of the cancellations affect only students in northeastern Kansas, where the storm hit hardest.  Basehor-Linwood's superintendent tweeted out the announcement that USD 458 would not have classes around 2pm.  Leavenworth schools, USD 453, have also canceled for the day.  

But, college students from across the state returning to K-State and KU got a reprieve from Monday morning classes, as well.  

The University of Kansas tweeted around 3pm that it was canceling all classes at its Lawrence and Edwards campuses.  This was after an earlier tweet Sunday morning asking students who hadn't already returned to campus to hold off until Monday to drive back.  

Kansas State University's announcement came nearly an hour later.  KSU tweeted morning classes at the Manhattan and Polytechnic campuses are canceled, although afternoon classes remain on the schedule at this time.  All K-State classes at the Olathe campus are canceled.

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