The state Department of Transportation has reopened a 34-mile stretch of Interstate 40 near Winslow. It was closed earlier because of high winds.
The shutdown came after authorities advised motorists of a storm system and associated cold front that was expected to produce high winds across much of Arizona.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory, and says parts of northern Arizona could see gusts over 60 mph.
Strong winds also are expected on Interstate 8 in southern Arizona, and on Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Casa Grande and between Tucson and the New Mexico line.
Motorists are advised against driving into dust storms.
ADOT and the Arizona Department of Public Safety recommend the following driving tips when encountering a low-visibility dust storm:
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