Oh, the climate outdoors is frightful … and that is precisely the place Saturday’s AFC playoff recreation between the Chiefs and Colts goes to be performed. Outdoors. In Kansas Metropolis. Within the c-c-cold. And snow.
How a lot snow are we speaking about? Quite a bit.
As of 6 a.m. native time, in keeping with the Nationwide Climate Service and the Indianapolis Star, greater than 7 inches of snow had fallen within the Kansas Metropolis space with extra on the best way. And that is not even the worst half. Kickoff is 3:30 p.m. CT, proper across the time the Climate Service says that snow may presumably combine with freezing rain earlier than – fortunately – switching again to solely snow. The temperature is anticipated to be round 30 levels with the wind chill at 20 levels.
Good morning from Arrowhead Stadium, amigos y amigas pic.twitter.com/7mCP3DRYhQ
— Tom Martin (@TomKCTV5) January 12, 2019
The Arrowhead Stadium crew has been working tirelessly to maintain the sphere in the very best situation attainable.
In the meantime at Arrowhead Stadium: clearing snow for Chiefs vs Colts playoff recreation https://t.co/inbmyZdaR6
— Gregg Riess (@GreggRiess) January 12, 2019
However the gamers aren’t the one ones who shall be challenged by the weather Saturday. Followers’ seats will not be toasty …
Kansas Metropolis trying prepared for at present’s playoff recreation at Arrowhead 😳 pic.twitter.com/Xwqke8khgQ
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) January 12, 2019
… and that is what they’ll anticipate as soon as they navigate the roads to the stadium.
— SNF on NBC (@SNFonNBC) January 12, 2019
It’s fairly, although …
— Ifedi MVP (@ifediMVP) January 12, 2019
If you happen to’re watching from the heat of your house, you may discover the sport on NBC. Kickoff is 4:30 p.m. ET