Preparing for Severe Weather

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

Spring and Summer Storms are Tough on Electrical Systems

We prepare year-round to help get your power back on as safely and quickly as possible after a severe weather event. Here are some of the reasons spring and summer weather can cause outages
  • High Wind

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

  • Lightning

    Storm-related power surges can damage home electronics. 
  • 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.


    How You Can Prepare

    Tips for your comfort and safety.


    Severe Weather Safety

    Check out safety tips and weather hazards.


    Financial Assistance

    Financial options for those struggling during severe weather months.