Thousands without power as severe thunderstorms hit Kansas City region


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Over 38,000 customers are without power Friday afternoon as severe thunderstorms roll through the Kansas City region.

As of 5:45 p.m. Friday, Evergy’s outage map is reporting more than 33,000 customers without electricity. Outages have been recorded as far north as the Iowa border, out near Topeka, Kansas and in the immediate Kansas City metro.

BPU’s outage map is reporting over 5,500 customers in Wyandotte without power, as of 5:45 p.m. Friday.

The outages come as several counties experienced severe thunderstorms Friday. See the latest watches and warnings issued.

FOX4 is tracking the storm on air and online and will bring you the latest on FOX4 at 5 p.m. and on

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