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.


    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.