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Updated: Jun. 16, 2021 at 7:46 PM CDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Temperatures in Casper hit another record today, as the high hit 96 degrees beating the old record in 1988 at 94 degrees. The trend of above average temperatures continues; however, the good news is temperatures are not as high as they were on Tuesday. They still look to break records but is more manageable than the triple digits. With that, some areas are beginning to see the effects of a dips in the ridge thanks to the Low system that has moved south and has been stationary over the last 24hours. With this weak system, it has brought in temperatures in the Northern areas of Wyoming much relief opposed to Tuesday. Temperatures have been in the 80s more so for much of Wednesday.

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Updated: Jun. 16, 2021 at 7:46 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Temperatures in Casper hit another record today, as the high hit 96 degrees beating the old record in 1988 at 94 degrees. The trend of above average temperatures continues; however, the good news is temperatures are not as high as they were on Tuesday. They still look to break records but is more manageable than the triple digits. With that, some areas are beginning to see the effects of a dips in the ridge thanks to the Low system that has moved south and has been stationary over the last 24hours. With this weak system, it has brought in temperatures in the Northern areas of Wyoming much relief opposed to Tuesday. Temperatures have been in the 80s more so for much of Wednesday.

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