LENEXA, Kan. — Home and property owners are beginning to asses the damage following a tornado that moved through the metro overnight.

The National Weather Service said preliminary results are in and it believes an EF-1 tornado hit Johnson County and then traveled into Jackson County early Wednesday morning.

In Lenexa, most residents also awoke to power issues, as well as tree damage.

The storm destroyed a carport at Wind River Lodge Apartments in Lenexa. It fell on about six cars parked underneath it. Crews worked with tow trucks throughout the morning to remove debris and any cars that were damaged in the parking lot.

The storm also broke windows and ripped off part of the roof at the apartment complex.

In Overland Park, most of the damage in that city is in the area from Quivira to Mission Road and West 90th Street to West 103rd Street, according to the city’s police department.

Most of the damage is broken tree branches and downed limbs.

Overland Park police said there are no reports of injuries at this time.

City crews are working to remove trees that are blocking streets. As of 10 a.m., the city said it’s about 30% through its reports, but continues to receive reports as people wake up Wednesday morning.

Then the storm ripped through Leawood, uprooting massive trees along the way.

Downed trees and limbs crushed a garage and damaged other homes across the city.

People living in the area said the high winds woke them overnight.

Leawood police warned Evergy was still working to restore power and fix downed power lines earlier in the morning.

Officers closed 95th Street to traffic Wednesday morning because of dangerous power lines and storm debris.

Residents in eastern Jackson County also saw serious storm damage. Cities like Independence and Buckner had trees and power lines down and even some homes with damage.

The NWS has reported a EF-1 tornado traveled from Johnson County, Kansas, and into southern Jackson County, Missouri. After surveying damage, the agency also reported an EF-2 tornado touched down in eastern Jackson County.

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