High winds cause power outages in Kansas and Missouri
10:00 PM, Dec 11, 2010
11:05 AM, Dec 12, 2010
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Saturday’s high winds caused some power outages on both
sides of the state line.
The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department reported outages
around the city. Officers were directing traffic on South 18th
Street at Central Avenue and Grandview Boulevard for a little while
KCP&L also had crews out repairing a few power outages. The
largest outage affected about 1,300 customers was north of
Interstate 70 between Main Street and Woodland Avenue, and was
still out as of 10pm Saturday.
By 11 a.m. Sunday, KCP&L reported that less than 49
customers were without power.
So far, the winds have not affected flights at KCI. However some
flights to cities like Chicago and Minneapolis were cancelled
because of the snow up north.