Several cities in southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska Panhandle could see near to record-high temperatures today, the National Weather Service in Cheyenne says.

If the mercury in Laramie can climb to 56 degrees this afternoon, just one degree warmer than what's forecast, it would break 1954's daily record high of 55 degrees.

And if Cheyenne can hit 64 degrees, just two degrees warmer than expected, it too would break a 70-year-old record.

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If the forecast comes true, Torrington and Scottsbluff will break their daily record highs, and Rawlins and Alliance will tie their current records.

We hope you are all enjoying the much above average temperatures across the area so far. Tomorrow will be another "mild" day as we approach record high temperatures for January 31st. Several cities are forecast to either break or come close to tying the record high for the day. We will keep you posted on which cities may break the record by Wednesday evening! For your local forecast go to:

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