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UPDATE: More highways close in eastern Idaho on Friday

U.S. Highway 26 | Courtesy Idaho Transportation Department
IDAHO FALLS — State and local officials closed more highways Friday morning due to severe winter weather conditions.
The National Weather Service is reporting difficult roads throughout the region. Blowing and drifting snow is causing poor visibility on many eastern Idaho roadways. There are also slick patches of ice and snow.
Drivers are urged to use caution when driving.
As of noon the following highways are closed:

Interstate 84 between the I-86 junction and the Utah border
U.S. Highway 26 between Ririe and Swan Valley
Idaho Highway 81 between Declo and Malta
Idaho Highway 32 between Ashton and Tetonia
Idaho Highway 33 Newdale and Tetonia

It’s unclear when the roads will reopen.
For the latest road conditions visit 511 Idaho.
For the latest weather report visit the weather page.
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