Kansas City power outages

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Thunderstorms packing powerful wind and heavy rain swept across the metro Wednesday morning.

At the height of the storm, KCP&L reported that just over 33,000 people in the metro without power. 

The majority of the outages are in the Overland Park and  Independence. 

Storm Track 5 Meteorologist Erin Little says could see storm re-fire again late Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday night over the southern part of the metro.

In addition to tracking storms, a heat advisory has also been posted for parts of the area. High temperatures are expected in the lower 90s and heat index readings closer to 100 degrees.

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