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High winds close Hogadon chair lift


The Prospector chair lift at Hogadon Basin Ski area is closed Wednesday, Feb. 13 due to high winds according the the Parks and Recreation Department.

The department said that Hogadon recorded 50 mph gusts this morning. They were shutting down the chair lift for skier safety. The Mineshaft beginner area and the magic carpet lift are still open.

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a high wind warning in effect through Thursday morning for Natrona County. National Weather Service is predicting wind gusts over 70 mph, especially along Wyoming Boulevard.