Several businesses and residents in the Westport area of Kansas City were without power Friday night after a downed wire caused an outage.
The outage was reported about 8:30 p.m.
Jeremy McNeive, a spokesman for Kansas City Power & Light, said the downed wire was reported near West 45th Street and Roanoke Parkway.
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Severe temperatures caused the wire to malfunction, McNeive said.
More than 2,845 customers were affected by the outage.
Slightly more than 1,760 customers were without power just before 11 p.m.