Dust storms prompt I-70 closure just east of Colorado border

Wind gusts are reaching 70 mph in spots -- causing 0 percent visibility.

The wind is dying down in Denver, but a few hundred miles east, it’s a different story.

A dust storm warning has been issued for Goodland, Kansas – about 20 miles from the Colorado border. This has prompted the Kansas Department of Transportation to close Interstate 70 from Goodland to Colby, Kansas – a 60-mile long closure.

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The National Weather Service says the wind is creating near zero visibility in the area. Gusts are reaching 70 miles per hour.

Drivers have been urged to use extreme caution.