UPDATE: Storm damage causes power outage for parts of west Emporia Featured

UPDATE: Storm damage causes power outage for parts of west Emporia Evergy map

Portions of west Emporia dealt with a significant power outage early Wednesday.


Close to 1,800 Evergy customers lost power shortly before 2:30 am. The outage was centered around Sixth and Woodland. It covered an area from Road 160 and J north to near Flinthills Mall and from Seventh and West out past Industrial Road.

The outage was cleared shortly before 5 am. It developed as dying storms crossed Emporia, and Evergy is listing storm damage as the cause on its online tracking map.

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Last modified on Wednesday, 07 April 2021 04:59