The blizzard that closed highways and stranded travelers in the Midwest
on Sunday and Monday moved toward the
Tuesday, Nov. 29.
On Tuesday morning, Interstate 70 had reopened after being shut down at
border during the worst of the storm.
Sections of numerous other major highways – including Interstate 80 in
, Interstate 90 in
and Interstate 94 in
– were closed because of blowing and drifting snow.
The National Weather Bureau said winds of up to 70 mph were recorded in
some areas, creating 6-foot snow drifts, toppling high-profile vehicles and
knocking out power in the eastern parts of the
No reports of adverse road conditions in the
region had been reported as of Tuesday afternoon, according
to the National Weather Service.