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High winds in the news; Wyomingite solves Kennewick skeleton mystery


We all know that Wyoming is the windiest state in the union but gusts recorded back on Jan. 5 raised some eyebrows.

They were so severe, U. S. Sen. Mike Enzi even posted some of them on his Facebook page.

If you are unlucky enough to live in Clark near Cody, you endured winds of 113 mph. What is surprising is that Clark only has an elevation of 4,659 feet.

Muddy Gap, which straddles Carbon, Natrona and Fremont Counties, saw winds of 88 mph.  Hiland between Shoshoni and Casper recorded 82 mph.  Casper’s Wyoming Blvd hit 75 mph.

The ski resort in Jackson had 65 mph at its summit. Big Pine...

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