High winds and low visibility causing road closures and wrecks across the area
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Low visibility due to the high winds is causing road closures and wrecks in the area.
Highway 70 and FM 282 is now open.
SH 152 and FM 1059 will remain closed overnight, due to potential power issues.
There are multiple road closures in Moore County, including SH 354, FM 281 and FM 2202.
FM 281 has reopened, according to TxDOT.
US 87 between Dalhart and Hartley has been reopened.
The intersection at FM 281 and FM 807 have reopened.
SH 354 and FM 2202 at FM 722 have all reopened.
US 287 North has been reopened.
US 385 from mile marker 66 to 76 has reopened.
The right lane of US 287 was closed at the US 287/I-40 split in Potter County due to a semi on its side.
As of 12:45 p.m., TxDOT said that area of 287 was reopened.
The Sherman County Sheriff’s Office says all roads in and out of the county were closed.
According to TxDOT, Highway 54 in Sherman County has reopened as visibility has improved.
SH 15 in Sherman County was closed but has also now reopened.
The Cimarron County Sheriff’s Office says Northbound 287 from Boise City into Colorado is closed due to collision and power line issues.
ODOT is closing gates for travel in the area.
The Cimarron County Sheriff’s Office says road conditions at North Cimarron and US 287 are hazardous. Large trucks and other vehicles are being diverted for staging and shelter to a local service station.
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