I-15 between Idaho Falls and Roberts closed due to high wind, and blowing dust


IDAHO FALLS — State officials have closed a section of Interstate 15 between Idaho Falls and Roberts due to high winds and blowing dust.

The road was closed at 3:30 p.m. Friday. It’s unclear when the road will reopen.

A large section of eastern Idaho is currently under a wind advisory. Southwest winds of 30 to 40 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph, are in effect until 9 p.m. Friday.

For the latest road conditions visit 511 Idaho.

For the latest weather report visit the EastIdahoNews.com weather page.

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