One westbound lane of Interstate 70 reopened at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday after an overturned semi-trailer blocked all the lanes for more than four hours.
Travel was aggravated by high winds along I-70 in the Colorado mountains and the Eastern Plains Sunday.
Gusts up to 55 mph were reported in parts of northern Colorado Sunday, with gusts up to 41 mph in the Denver metro region, according to the National Weather Service.
The windy weather is expected to continue Monday. Denver could see wind gusts up to 31 mph during the day and 28 mph Monday night, forecasters said.
The city has a 10 percent chance of showers Sunday evening, and can expect high winds with gusts up to 41 mph, before calming down to less than 14 mph after midnight, forecasters said.
Winds are expected to calm on Tuesday. Seasonal temperatures in the 50s are in the metro region's forecast until a chance of snow showers Thursday night. Friday's high is expected to top out at 40 degrees on Friday, 46 Saturday and 50 on Sunday, according to the forecast.
The National Weather Service has issued a critical "red flag" fire danger warning until 7 p.m. Monday for Yuma, Kit Carson and Cheyenne counties.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued an air quality advisory for blowing dust caused by the high winds. The advisory lasts until 9 a.m. Monday for Morgan, Logan, Sedgwick, Phillips, Washington, Yuma, Lincoln, Kit Carson, Cheyenne, Kiowa and eastern Weld counties, including Limon, Burlington, Fort Morgan, Akron and Sterling.