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Greybull breaks record reaching 107 degrees; Casper ties record set in 1943

(Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming saw multiple locations break or tie heat records for July 19 on Monday, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton.

Greybull saw the hottest temperatures at 107 degrees, breaking the previous record of 103 degrees set in 2007. Worland was next hottest reaching 106 degrees, breaking their previous record of 102 degrees set in 1998.

Casper reached 94 degrees on Monday, tying a record set in 1943.

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Buffalo reached 101 degrees, breaking their previous record for July 19 of 97 degrees, set in 2012.

Both Riverton and Lander reached 100 degrees, breaking their previous records of 99 and 98 degrees, respectively. Both records were set in 1998.

Rock Springs reached 96 degrees on Monday, breaking their record of 94 degrees set in 1998. Big Piney reached 94 degrees, breaking the record of 92 degrees set in 2006.

Cody tied their previous record of 98 degrees, last seen in 1960.

Jackson was one of the few major communities that didn’t set or tie records. Jackson reached 92 degrees on Monday, not hot enough to beat their record for July 19 of 96 degrees, set in 1934.