KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tuesday morning storms brought some much-needed rain to the Kansas City area.
The storms rolled through during the 8 a.m. hour, bringing heavy downpours.
Finally! The first significant thunderstorm I’m south OP in 3 weeks. This will keep the high heat down and the sprinkler off for today. Highs will still get to the low 90s this afternoon. @KSHB41 pic.twitter.com/ZFzDPWiEqY
— Jeff Penner (@JeffPennerKSHB) August 10, 2021
KSHB 41 Weather meteorologists said there is no severe threat associated with the storms.
Evergy reported hundreds of outages as the storm rolled through, primarily in the Northland. As of 9:25 a.m., 29,869 customers were without power. The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities reported 440 customers without power.
Despite bringing much-needed precipitation, the storms will not bring relief from the dangerous heat the area is experiencing.