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High winds, blowing dust causing low visibility and wrecks throughout Tx Panhandle

Published: Dec. 10, 2021 at 12:24 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 10, 2021 at 2:00 PM CST
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POTTER COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - The high winds and blowing dust are causing low visibility around the area today.

Highway 207

Highway 207 south in the Borger and Panhandle was temporarily closed for a car wreck in Carson County.

As of 2:45 a.m., the road was reopened.

Drivers are still asked to use caution in the area.

Update: 207 will be opening. Use caution as crews are still in area. Road Closure: 207 south (Borger-Panhandle) is...

Posted by City of Borger / Hutchinson County OEM on Friday, December 10, 2021

Highway 287

Highway 287 south was closed at FM 1912 due to low visibility and vehicles in the roadway, according to Potter County officials.

Highway 287 south is closed at fm 1912 due to low visibility and vehicles in the roadway from multiple accidents that occurred around 11:30am.

Posted by Potter County Fire-Rescue on Friday, December 10, 2021

First responders responded to a wreck on S. Interstate 287 at the East County Line.

The wreck coupled with a “brown out” from dangerous winds and blowing dirt caused traffic delays in the area.

Those traveling in the area are asked to use caution.

Potter County Sheriff’s Office and Potter County Fire and other emergency first responders are working a traffic...

Posted by Potter County Sheriff Office on Friday, December 10, 2021

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