Weather forecast looking good for Super Bowl Sunday
Despite two major snowstorms in the tri-state area in the last month, football fans can rest easy.
Early forecasts show the first cold-weather Super Bowl likely won’t be hampered by the elements on Sunday.
Though a warm front poses a chance of rain and snow Saturday, the Weather Channel expected mostly clear skies and a lingering breeze in the hours before the big game, with a high of 41 degrees Sunday.
By kickoff, temperatures will likely drop to the 30s and may fall to the upper 20s later in the game. No rain or snow is expected during the Super Bowl.
In case of a winter storm, the NFL said the game can be played Friday, Saturday or Monday with 36 hours’ notice.
But officials with the Super Bowl Host Committee said weather shouldn’t even be a concern.
“That’s the way every other game is played, there’s no reason a Super Bowl can’t be played there as well,” Jets owner Woody Johnson said Monday.
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