GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado State Patrol closed part of Highway 93 between 64th Avenue in Jefferson County and Highway 128 on Saturday morning.

The stretch of highway was reopened about three hours later, according to the Colorado Department of Transporation

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Troopers say strong wind was causing whiteout conditions.

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Whiteout conditions along Hwy 93. (credit: Colorado State Patrol)

Hwy 93 (credit: Colorado Department of Transporation)