Roads opening after being closed due to winds

All roads previously closed in western Nebraska by the state Department of Roads has now reopened, including Interstate 80 and Highways 26 and 30. Portions of those roads were closed due to high winds and low visibility.


In Box Butte County, the sheriff's office says the wind blew over a semitrailer near Berea, about 10 miles north of Alliance.

The weather service says winds of 40 to 60 mph won't ease until late Thursday afternoon.



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