Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Electrical Outage Advisory

Local news media outlets and the National Weather Service are forecasting an ice storm that will affect the KC metro area this weekend. Cold temperatures and freezing rain are predicted. BPU line crews are ready to respond to outages and are prepared for this anticipated storm.  Customers, who experience an electrical outage, are reminded to call the electric outage hotline number directly at (913) 573-9522 or contact visit them online at www.bpu.com.

BPU’s website features a real-time electrical outage map on the homepage that covers the utility’s entire service area. Customers and news media can see if an outage has been reported in their area, a summary of affected/restored customers, as well as the number of outage calls reported. Keep an eye on their social media for storm restoration information.