Dust Storm Briefly Closes I-25 North Of Pueblo

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An image from the dust storm (credit: KKTV)

An image from the dust storm (credit: KKTV)

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – Blowing dust is making for hazardous driving conditions north of Pueblo.

The Colorado Department of Transportation briefly closed an eight-mile stretch of Interstate 25 north of Pueblo on Sunday due to a dust storm that caused several accidents. KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs reports no major injuries were reported.

The National Weather Service is reporting gusts of nearly 45 mph in the Pueblo area.

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