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Cheyenne temps reach record high; thunderstorms expected later today


CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The National Weather Service of Cheyenne warns of excessive heat after Cheyenne broke a heat record today, Aug. 5.

According to a tweet posted by the NWS, Cheyenne broke its heat record and reached 95 degrees today before dropping to 92.


Areas around Cheyenne are all in the 90s and are set to continue into this afternoon. A Heat Advisory remains in effect through 9 p.m. for much of east central Wyoming and the western Nebraska Panhandle.

There are, however, thunderstorms predicted to come this afternoon, which should break the heat.