High Winds and Dirt

High winds on Monday afternoon and evening blew dirt and caused roads to be closed in parts of western Kansas. high wind warning goodland nws

Goodland reported wind gusts of 58 miles per hour and the resulting dust storm closed I-70 west bound to the Colorado border. K-27 was also closed from Sharon Springs to Goodland.

Burlington Colorado reported wind gusts in the 70s. Ulysses, in Southwest Kansas, had gusts in the low 60s. Dodge City reported winds in the 50s and Russell had a wind gust of 49 mph.  Other than the dirt, no damage was reported.