UPDATE: CDOT announced that I-25 has reopened after a closure for heavy winds. High wind restrictions remain in place.

The Colorado Department of Transportation announced Wednesday morning (Jan. 1) that Northbound Interstate 25 is currently closed from Wellington to the Wyoming border.

All vehicles must exit I-25 at the Wellington exit.

CDOT cited high winds and adverse weather for the closure.

Before the closure, a Denver7 reporter caught this footage on I-25 near the Wyoming border:

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