Blowing dust closes I-10 near Arizona-New Mexico

In this April 2016 file photo, blowing dust prompted the closure of Interstate 10 near San Simon, near the Arizona-New Mexico line.

Interstate 10 near San Simon, which was closed for much of the day, has reopened.

The closure was announced on the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Twitter page, which gave no estimate of the duration of the closure.

The National Weather Service, which had warned of blowing dust in that area, has a high-wind advisory in effect until 8 p.m.