Several Ski Areas in Conn. Close Early in Anticipation of Gusty Wind Conditions

Mount Southington in December 2022
NBC Connecticut

Multiple ski areas in the state closed early in anticipation of Friday night's gusty wind.

Ski Sundown in New Hartford closed at 4 p.m. They said they'll reopen at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Anyone who purchased tickets, lessons or rentals after 4 p.m. Friday will automatically be refunded.

Mount Southington closed at 5 p.m. due to high winds. All of their trails and lifts will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

Their 9:30 a.m. Snow Fox lessons on Saturday will also be canceled because of extremely cold temperatures. Private lessons at 8:30 a.m. will also be canceled. Anyone who paid in advance for these lessons will be refunded.

Powder Ridge in Middlefield canceled all of their tubing sessions for Friday. In addition, skiing, ski bike and board closed at 5 p.m.

Their on-site restaurant, Fire at the Ridge, will stay open until 10 p.m.

Mohawk Mountain in West Cornwall closed at 4 p.m.

Salisbury's annual Jumpfest canceled Friday's events because of the dangerous wind chills.

You can get the latest forecast anytime here.

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