Working on power lines

Workers from Capital Electric worked on electric lines near South 49th and Metropolitan Avenue on Tuesday afternoon, following a Monday night storm. The sound of chainsaws could be heard in the area. (Photo by Mary Rupert)


Power outages in Kansas City, Kansas, have dropped to 791 as of 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Board of Public Utilities’ power outage map.

Matt May, emergency management director for Wyandotte County, said three roads were impassable or semi-passable this morning from storm damage, but by noon, all three have been cleared.

May said although there was some small damage noticed, there were no significant damage reports from the county.

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