The recent warm and dry weather has sparked several grass fires on Colorado’s eastern plains in recent weeks.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says a pilot escaped injury when a freight plane crashed in northwest Kansas.
I-70 was closed between Limon and Goodland, Kansas, as wind gusts reached up to around 60 mph on the Eastern Plains.
The Colorado Department of Transportation closed all lanes of Interstate 70 east of Aurora on Wednesday afternoon because of adverse winter driving conditions.
The National Weather Service will test its warning system across Colorado on Tuesday.