Kansas City Severe Storm Aftermath: Power Outages & Downed Trees

Newsflash . . . It rained last night.

Thankfully, there's no report of anyone hurt but that won't stop newsies offering pix and panicked coverage of lawn works as a substitute for news. 

Accordingly . . .

We share a quick peek at the damage and then try to move on . . .

First Alert Meteorologist Nick Bender says preliminary reports from the NWS state a tornado may have formed in Overland Park near 95th Street and Antioch between 1:17 and 1:23 a.m. From there, it traveled east along 95th Street to at least State Line Road. Another warning was issued, this time looping in Jackson County, Missouri, shortly after 1:30 a.m.

Survey crews will be sent out first thing during daylight hours Wednesday to check the area for damage and determine if a tornado did in fact touch down. So far, there have been no reports of structural damage, however, trees and power lines sustained damage, especially in the northeastern portion of Johnson County, Kansas, along the 95th Street corridor.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .

Severe storms move through KC-area overnight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Severe storms capable of producing a tornado moved through the Kansas City area very early Wednesday. As of 2:05 a.m. there are no Tornado Warnings for the viewing area, according to the National Weather Service. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 2:15 a.m.

TIMELINE: Tracking tornado warnings from overnight storms in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Emergency management officials are spending Wednesday morning reviewing storm notifications sent out in association with severe storms. Just after 10 p.m. Tuesday night, the National Weather Service included the Kansas City area in a Severe Thunderstorm Watch through 5 a.m. Wednesday morning. By 1 a.m.

Watch: Videos show possible tornado hitting KC area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Tornadoes are dangerous whenever they strike, but the twisters have the possibility of claiming even more lives if they hit overnight. Most people are sleeping at that time, and it can be more difficult for people to see and hear warnings to take cover.

WEATHER: Power outages reported after strong, violent line of storms pushes into Kansas City metro

Power outages have been reported for thousands of customers across the Kansas City metro area after a strong, violent line of thunderstorms pushed into the Kansas City area early Wednesday morning. A tornado warning was first issued for Johnson County, Kansas, shortly before 1:30 a.m.

Thousands without power in Kansas City metro

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - According to Evergy, thousands in the Kansas City metro are without power after loud storms and a possible tornado passed through the area early Wednesday morning.

PHOTOS: Storms roll through Kansas City, leave damage behind

A line of severe storms - some of which produced tornado warnings - left damage to parts of Johnson County, Kansas, and areas north of the Missouri River during the early morning hours of June 8, 2022.

BLOG: Early morning severe weather leaves damage in parts of KC, thousands without power

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A line of severe storms tore through the Kansas City area in the overnight hours, leaving a significant amount of damage and debris. The following is a compilation of reports from the KCTV5 team on the damage: Part of 95th street in Leawood near Leawood United Methodist Church is closed because of the storm damage.

Interactive Map: Storm damage in Kansas City area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After an overnight storm swept through the Kansas City area, KSHB 41 News is tracking the damage left in the aftermath. Use our interactive map to view the areas most impacted by storm damaged see images of the damage. Do you have storm damage in the Kansas City area to report?

Storms cause damage to FOX4 transmitter

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Power has been restored to the transmitter and antenna viewers should now be able to watch FOX4 on their TVs. -- A round of loud storms and a possible tornado overnight caused damage to FOX4's transmitter affecting viewers all across the metro.

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