Dust storm closes section of I-15 between Idaho Falls and Roberts
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IDAHO FALLS — The Idaho Transportation Department has closed a section of Interstate 15 between Idaho Falls and Roberts due to a dust storm.
The National Weather Service reports winds speeds of about 24 mph in the area, which is picking up a significant amount of dirt.
The blowing dust is severely reducing visibility on the highway.
It’s not clear when the road will reopen.
EastIdahoNews.com will update as the situation changes.