Storm brings rain, power outages to Wyandotte County

A storm moved through Wyandotte County on Monday night through 1 a.m. Tuesday.

About 1.57 inches of rain was recorded at the downtown Kansas City, Mo., airport, according to National Weather Service data.

Besides rain, lightning and high winds, some area residents experienced power outages.

The Board of Public Utilities’ power outage map showed 3,085 places in Wyandotte County without power around 5 a.m. Tuesday. By 7:43 a.m., there were 2,220 places without power in Wyandotte County. The locations were scattered throughout the county. At 8:12 a.m., there were a reported 2,791 customers out. At 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, there were 1,486 customers affected, according to the power outage map.

The weather service said today’s high will be near 84, much cooler than Monday, with mostly sunny skies.

A north-northwest wind will be from 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph, according to the weather service.

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