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Super Bowl weather: Overcast (but likely dry) conditions forecast

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The latest forecast for Super Bowl XLVIII in East Rutherford, New Jersey continues to suggest precipitation is more likely early Sunday morning than by game time at 6:30 p.m. Eastern.

According to WeatherUnderground.com, a 10 percent chance of precipitation is currently expected around game time. A temperature of 36 degrees, overcast skies and seven mph winds out of the north/northwest are also forecast.

Of course, long-range weather predictions are subject to change. Via Weather Underground, here’s what the New York office of the National Weather Service said Tuesday night about the area weather forecast this weekend:

“The focus continues to be on Saturday night into Sunday morning. Have continued with snow inland and rain along the coast . . . transitioning to snow by Sunday morning. A few inches of snow possible inland with minimal accumulation for the coast is expected at this time . . . but some changes are likely as we move forward.”

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6 Responses to “Super Bowl weather: Overcast (but likely dry) conditions forecast”
  1. rodvmunchiii says: Jan 29, 2014 12:09 AM

    Tampa was the runner up for NYC to host the Super Bowl, here’s the forecast:

    Sunday @ 6pm, 76 degrees and clear

  2. thegreatgabbert says: Jan 29, 2014 12:32 AM

    Early odds show precipatation at 9-1, with an over/under of 36 degrees. This could change as we get closer to game time and the bets start coming in.

  3. wallyhorse says: Jan 29, 2014 12:55 AM

    Typical weather for early February in the northeast. Should be fine for the Super Bowl (always expected to be the coldest ever).

    This shows a city like New York should have no trouble hosting the Super Bowl, especially given NYC and the surrounding area is used to dealing with winter weather. The NFL I’m sure is happy with being in the New York metro area this year given a lot of the “warm weather” cities they would normally consider (most notably New Orleans) were dealing with an extremely unusual round of winter weather (and this is all during what has actually been the coldest winter since 1977, which was the coldest winter on record in the New York area).

  4. nfl fan says: Jan 29, 2014 7:32 AM

    The way football is meant to be played!

  5. andreweac says: Jan 29, 2014 10:09 AM

    Time to pray to Tebow!

  6. raynman49 says: Jan 29, 2014 11:58 AM

    I hope their weathermen are better than ours upstate. They can’t get tomorrow right most of the time.

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