Interstate 25 between Wellington and Wyoming border reopens after snow forces closure

Credit: Colorado State Patrol Larimer County

WELLINGTON, Colo. — Interstate 25 was shut down between Wellington and the Colorado-Wyoming border for a period of time on Saturday night.

The Larimer County post of the Colorado State Patrol announced the closure via Twitter around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. CSP said the area is experiencing heavy snow, strong winds and poor road conditions.

Northern Colorado was the first part of the state to get hit by a strong cold front delivering wintry weather to much of the state.

The highway reopened on Sunday morning.