BREAKING: Classes canceled for Thursday, Feb. 16

A light blanket of snow dusted Manhattan on Nov. 14, 2022. The first snow of the semester left icy patches along campus roads and sidewalks and froze on windshields and windows. (Archive photo by Benjamin Voller | Collegian Media Group)

Update (Thursday, Feb. 16, 1:32 p.m. CST): The National Weather Service’s winter storm warning has been lifted. Riley and surrounding counties are now under a winter weather advisory until 6 p.m. Thursday.

Update (Wednesday, Feb. 15, 10:07 p.m. CST): The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Riley and surrounding counties. The warning stays in effect until noon Thursday, and heavy snow of 5-8 inches is expected. Additionally, Social Media Week events on Thursday have been canceled.

Kansas State classes for the Manhattan and Salina campuses are canceled for Thursday, Feb. 16, due to “predicted inclement weather,” according to the university.

According to the university, only personnel should report to campus. For a full list of advisory status and inclement weather information, visit K-State’s Advisories website page.

As of now, normal operations will resume on Friday, Feb. 17. The Collegian will give additional updates regarding school closing as they roll out across our platforms.

I'm Carter Schaffer, the editor-in-chief of the Collegian. Previously I wrote for the news desk and did some photo/video work. I am a senior in mass communications with an emphasis in journalism, and I hope to work in news or video production one day. I've also interned at The Well News in Washington, D.C., through TFAS. I grew up in Andover, Kansas, home of the Andover Trojans, and I've been a Wildcat all my life.