Severe Weather Information

Due to the current significant weather event, the front page of the City website temporarily serves to provide one source for news and information.

City Contacts:

City of Olathe Phone - (913) 971-9311
Snow Removal Hotline - (913) 971-6010
OlatheConnect - report concerns online.


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Current Updates:

Winter Storm Update  - Evening update on Feb. 27

Solid Waste Collection Delayed One Day Through The Week - Morning update on Feb. 27

Compost Facility, Transfer Station Open Wednesday - Morning update on Feb. 27

Joint Release from Cities of Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park, and Shawnee
Evening update on Feb. 26

Snow Operations Continue, Power Outages Reported - Midday update on Feb. 26

Snow Removal Directed to Arterial and Residential Streets - Morning update on Feb. 26

You Can Help - Midday update on Feb. 25

Locate Towed Vehicles - Morning update on Feb. 22

Vehicle Accident Reports - Midday update on Feb. 21

City Services:

Interactive Map for Snow Routes - Live mapping of all vehicles engaged in snow removal
Snow Removal Operations
Olathe Government Network (OGN) - Comcast Channel 7, AT&T Channel 99
Operation Lifeline - Daily phone calls to retired and self-care persons.
Service Lookup

Be Informed:

Carbon Monoxide - Poisoning can claim lives.
Snow Removal Information and Frequently Asked Questions 
Emergency Preparedness Information - Get a kit, make a plan, be informed
Home Heating Tips
Snow Removal Tips
Severe Winter Weather Tips

School Districts:

Olathe Public Schools
Blue Valley School District
De Soto USD #232
Gardner Edgerton Unified School District 231
Kansas State School for the Deaf 
Spring Hill School District

Weather Updates:

National Weather Service Forecast Office (Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO) - web briefings, current conditions

Sign up for customized test messages and email alerts from the National Weather Service

Power Outages:

KCP&L Storm & Outage Information Center - Report outages, find the status of restoration efforts, prepare for a storm, safety tips
Westar Energy - Report outages, monitor restoration efforts, prepare for a storm, safety tips


Traffic Information: - Monitor traffic conditions in the metro area.


Local Hotels:

Olathe Convention & Visitors Bureau