Trees blocked the road on 54th near Troost and on Virginia near 58th.
The storms knocked out power to thousands of customers across the metro. KCP&L at one point reported more than 21,000 customers without power. Wednesday morning, just fewer than 2,000 customers were still waiting to get their electricity back.
The Wyandotte County Sheriff's Department said three people suffered minor injuries after a tree they were hiding under at Big 11 Lake was struck by lightning. Branches falling from the tree struck the victims.
A house under construction in northeast Kansas City was swept off its foundation. No injuries were reported.