We spoke with the National Weather Service and TxDOT to get an idea of how long the weather is expected to last - and how you can stay safe."It's going to be quite windy all the way almost through midnight," Amarillo National Weather Service Meteorologist, Sarah Johnson said.
Westerly winds slammed the Panhandle.
The highest gusts were up to 70 mph.
Those winds picked up this morning and will continue throughout much of the evening, and with that wind, came dust storms causing low visibility in some areas.
"We've heard reports of accidents on interstate 27 with regards to the blowing dust. Reducing visibility to near zero at times," Johnson said.
Visibility will vary this evening.
It all depends on where you're driving.
The National Weather Service says if you're driving in a rural area, wind may pick up dirt and cause low visibility.
If you're driving in the city, it's less likely because you have buildings to block the wind.
Now TxDOT has issued an advisory to not drive on I-27 between Amarillo and Lubbock tonight.
"Because you don't know if there's a crash or somebody even going slower ahead of you. The other thing to be concerned about high profile vehicles. Drivers of these vehicles like semi trucks or even high profile SUVs need to be careful especially of cross winds."
But if you must get behind the wheel, Braun says please drive the speed limit.
"You need to slow down and drive to the conditions. You don't know what's ahead of you. If you can't see what's ahead of you, get those lights on do whatever you can to make yourself visible," Braun said.
The combination of the dark and dust can make it even more dangerous.
Now tomorrow isn't looking as bad.
National Weather Service says it should calm down by the morning.