Preparing for Severe Weather

Whether an ice storm or heat wave is coming your way, it pays to be ready for tough conditions.

Severe Weather Safety: For Winter Storms

While we can’t prevent inclement weather, we can take steps to safeguard ourselves and our homes. In winter storms and cold weather, KCP&L is always working to help you maintain your normal routine despite what’s happening outside. Supplement those efforts with these simple safety tips. Learn more.
  • Freezing Rain

    Ice accumulates and covers power lines causing them to sag and break. (Never attempt to shake ice off lines–they're energized and highly dangerous.)

  • High Wind

    High winds can result in tree branches and limbs making contact with power lines. 

  • Poor Driving Conditions

    When roads are wet or slick, it can create dangerous driving conditions. Resulting accidents could damage electrical equipment, such as poles.

  • Find Out How to Prepare for Severe Weather

    How KCP&L Prepares

    Getting ready for severe weather.

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    How You Can Prepare

    Tips for your comfort and safety.

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    Severe Weather Safety

    Check out safety tips and weather hazards.

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    Financial Assistance

    Financial options for those struggling during severe weather months.

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