With snow still moving through the area and bitterly cold temperatures expected, area school districts started calling off classes more than 12 hours before they were even scheduled to begin.
The following districts have announced school closings...
Veritas Christian School - closed
USD 232 De Soto - closed
USD 341 Oskaloosa - closed
USD 342 McLouth - closed
USD 343 Perry-Lecompton - closed
USD 348 Baldwin City - closed
USD 434 Santa Fe Trail - closed
USD 453 Lansing - closed
USD 458 Basehor-Linwood - closed
USD 464 Tonganoxie - closed
USD 491 Eudora - closed
The following events and services have been cancelled, postponed or delayed...
State government offices in Topeka - closed
Douglas County Senior Services No senior meals or senior transportation.
Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department morning fitness classes - cancelled. This would include classes like Senior Strength Training, Zumba and Yoga, the city said. Aquatic classes will continue as scheduled.
LHS boys swim meet in Manhattan - cancelled. No reschedule date has been picked yet.