Wednesday morning storms cause damage to Emporia schools, classes cancelled


Tree damage in northwest Emporia

EMPORIA, Kan. (KSNT) – Early Wednesday morning storms caused power outages and storm damages in the Emporia area, cancelling classes for several schools.

Emporia Schools tweeted there will be no classes Wednesday at Emporia High School due to a Westar power outage or at Flint Hills Technical College.

Emporia Schools said all other buildings will have classes as scheduled. EHS staff does not have to report to school, but custodial staff is expected to report as scheduled.

Classes at all three Flint Hill Technical College locations in Emporia are cancelled Wednesday due to downed power lines. Staff does not need to report to school Wednesday. There is also some roof damage at one of the buildings on the FHTC campus.

This is a developing story. KSNT News will update with information as it becomes available.

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