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Government offices at all levels throughout Kansas have been closing or adjusting their hours in light of the latest winter snowstorm.
Gov. Sam Brownback ordered state offices closed Monday in 67 counties, mostly in central and western sections. He also extended a state of emergency declared after last week's storm.
In Wichita, officials planned to make a decision early Tuesday about the storm's effects on city operations and facilities. The city council is planning a workshop meeting to discuss options for conserving water during the ongoing drought.
Many school districts called off Tuesday classes as the forecast called for up to a foot or more of snow, with heaviest accumulations expected in eastern Kansas.
The Legislature will be in session Tuesday, but the House and Senate will both delay the start of business by two hours. Lawmakers are facing a Friday deadline for bills to clear their originating chambers.