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.
🥵 We’re off to a hot start today across the area!
Cheyenne broke its daily record high before noon today, reaching 95 at 11:49AM before dropping back to 92 for this observation.
Chadron is already above 100F and expected to climb further.
— NWS Cheyenne (@NWSCheyenne) August 5, 2022
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.