A number of government offices and school facilities will take the day off Tuesday, due to the wintry conditions, which are expected to dump 6 to 8 inches of snow on the Manhattan area.
The City of Manhattan announced late in the day Monday, it would be shuttering facilities early and closing all city-operated buildings Tuesday, due to the weather. This includes City Hall, the Manhattan Public Library, the Flint Hills Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo as well as all city recreation facilities. Tuesday’s Manhattan City Commission work session is also canceled.
City-operated buildings are closed Tuesday, January 9 due to winter weather and blizzardlike conditions. This includes City Hall, Municipal Court, Flint Hills Discovery Center, Sunset Zoo, all three recreation centers, and the Ice Rink. Read more at https://t.co/OzlBZ3qgoM
— City of Manhattan (@cityofmhk) January 8, 2024
It’s also a day off for most Riley and Pottawatomie County employees as all county offices, save for emergency services, are closed in both counties.
Students and staff at Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 Schools will also be able to sleep in Tuesday as district officials announced a snow day Tuesday.
Higher education institutions in the area are also taking the chance to call of operations Tuesday, with Kansas State, Manhattan Area Technical College and Manhattan Christian College all announcing closures, due to the snow.
Urgent K-State Alert: Due to predicted winter weather conditions, the Olathe campus operations will be essential personnel only on Tuesday, Jan. 9. As previously announced, Manhattan and Salina operations are also essential personnel only.
— K-State (@KState) January 8, 2024
Additional announcements can be found on KMAN’s Closings and Delays page.