Storms rolled through our area on Monday evening, toppling trees, trailers and ripped off siding from homes.
On Monday evening, parts of Kansas and Missouri experienced severe weather, from flash floods to tornado warnings.
The first round of weather watches were issued around 3 p.m. Shortly after, a line of thunderstorms formed. Then several tornado warnings were issued for the Kansas City metro area and surrounding area.
Related link: What's the difference between a watch and warning?
Just under 5,000 customers were without power on Tuesday in Kansas and Missouri.
Tornado sirens began to ring in areas from Grandview, Missouri...
— Nicole Phillips (@NicolePhilli) March 7, 2017
To South Kansas City.
— Jamie Stubbe (@jstubbe) March 7, 2017
Dozens of homes were damaged due to the severe weather.
Damage we are seeing in Oak Grove. Dozens of homes damaged. . pic.twitter.com/FUg1xyGARP
— Gerard Jebaily (@GerardJebaily) March 7, 2017
A local woman told 41 Action News she and her family were able to get into the basement before the storm hit. "It was so quick," she said. "We heard glass, we heard the roof."
JOHNSON COUNTY, KANSAS
Reporter Andres Gutierrez went to Johnson County, Kansas where there were reports of damaged homes due to the storm. About a dozen homes were obliterated, some were ripped right off their foundations.
— Andres Gutierrez (@AFGutierrez) March 7, 2017
Johnson County Executive Airport, located at 151st Street and Pflumm Road, was shutdown due to storm damage.
NEWS RELEASE: Johnson County Executive Airport, located at 151st St. & Pflumm Rd, between Olathe & OP, is shut down due to storm damage. pic.twitter.com/f6h9CvV0Su
— Johnson County, Kan. (@jocogov) March 7, 2017
Reporter Ariel Rothfield was en route to Trimble, Missouri where there were strong winds and lighting.
— Ariel Rothfield KSHB (@arothfield) March 7, 2017
PLATTE CITY, MISSOURI
While reporter Lisa Benson was heading to Platte City, Missouri, she came across an accident involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 435.
— LisaBenson (@lisabensonkshb) March 7, 2017
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
The manager at Dannie Dunn Designs in Westport told 41 Action News reporter Tom Dempsey wind blew out the store front window.
— Tom Dempsey (@KCTomDempsey) March 7, 2017