By Jesse Sarles

(CBS4) – Strong wind gusts near the base of the Colorado foothills and blowing snow led to a highway closure. Highway 93 was closed for about an hour in the middle of the day on Friday between Marshall Road and Highway 128.

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That’s just south of the Boulder city limits.

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The CBS4 Weather Team strongly recommended caution if driving on roads and highways on the west side of the Denver metro area on Friday, including Highway 93, C-470, US 36 as well as Highway 285 through South Park.

Jesse Sarles