BLOG: Early morning severe weather leaves damage in parts of KC, thousands without power

After overnight severe weather tore through our area, damage and debris evident and thousands are without power.
Published: Jun. 8, 2022 at 6:33 AM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A line of severe storms tore through the Kansas City area in the overnight hours, leaving a significant amount of damage and debris.

The following is a compilation of reports from the KCTV5 team on the damage:

Heavy damage could be seen in Johnson county near Mission and Leawood.

Part of 95th street in Leawood near Leawood United Methodist Church is closed because of the storm damage.

On Barkley and 95th in OP the signal is out and there is damage all around. The light poles on parts of 95th are even leaning over.

During the storm overnight a lightning strike started an attic fire at a home near NE Jamestown Dr & NE Freehold Ct in Lee’s Summit.