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Traffic Alert: Gene Autry Trail and E. Vista Chino back open after strong winds force hours-long closure

Update 12:15 p.m.

N Gene Autry is back open at the Whitewater Wash.

UPDATE: Vista Chino has been re-opened as of 11 am Thursday.

The Palm Springs Police Department closed Gene Autry Trail south of I-10 to Via Escuela and E. Vista Chino between Clubhouse View Dr. and the city's limits Thursday morning.

Officials said that there was no visibility on the roads. A First Alert Weather Alert is in place Thursday morning due to potentially damaging winds.

As of 5:45 a.m. Thursday, Indian Canyon Dr. is an alternate route from the city to the I-10 freeway.

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You'll stay up-to-date with the latest weather videos. In addition, be able to monitor the changing conditions from wherever you are!

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