Avalanche briefly closes I-70 WB at Frisco

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EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (KJCT)- UPDATE 2:12 p.m.: Westbound I-70 is back open in Frisco.

The Colorado State Patrol in Eagle says that an avalanche in Officers Gulch area that is between Copper Mountain and Frisco has closed I-70 WB in that area.

They save avalanche experts are en route.

Please use extreme caution if you are traveling across the high country today! High winds paired with heavy snowfall is making travel treacherous.