Week 9 of College football underway and an expansive surface high pressure anchored in the eastern half of the nation will keep temperatures very cool through the weekend with values expected to be below normal for this time of the year. Northwest of the high in Central Canada, a clipper system will continue to drop down towards the Great Lakes region by Saturday morning. Very widely scattered lake-effect rain showers are possible on Friday, with the chances for precipitation increasing as the system gets closer. Most of theprecipitation should be more of a cold rain, but some mixing of snowcannot be ruled out, especially during the overnight hours of Saturday andinto early morning on Sunday.
Wake Forest at Miami: SunLife Stadium, Miami, FL Noon: Breezy with winds NE 10 - 20 mph. Plenty of sunshine with temperatures right around 80 through the duration of the game.
#19 Oklahoma State at Iowa State: Jack Twice Stadium, Ames, Iowa 11 AM (CT): Temperatures teeter right around the mid 40s through the game but it will feel much colder than that with the gusty winds! Winds moving out of the NNW at 15-25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph! That will make it feel like it is anywhere from the mid-30 around the 40 degree mark. Sunshine through the game.
UConn at #23 UCF: Bright House Networks Stadium, Orlando, FL Noon: Starting off in the mid 70s at kickoff and moving to the upper 70s by the 4th quarter. Beautiful with NNE wind at 5-10 mph and all sunshine!
GA Tech at UVA: Scott Stadium, Charlottesville, VA, 12:30PM: Great day but slightly breezy with winds SW 10 -15 mph and plenty of sunshine!
Pitt at Navy: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD, 1:00PM: Mid 50s through the duration of the game with winds increasing through the morning. SW winds 10 - 20 mph with sunshine!
Old Dominion at Norfolk State: Dick Price Stadium, Norfolk, VA 1:00PM: All sunshine with temperatures right around 60 degrees all game. SW winds at 5 - 10 mph.
Tennessee at #1 Alabama: Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, AL 2:30CT: A very chilly morning to start! Light winds and warming into the lower 60s by kickoff. Mid 50s by the 4th with sunset at 6:06PM.
William and Mary at JMU: Bridgeforth Stadium, Harrisonburg, VA 3:30: Perfect day with a slight breeze out of the SW at 10 - 15 mph. Sunshine and temperatures in the lower 50s to start slipping to the upper 40s by 4th. Sunset at 6:24 PM.
NC State at #2 Florida State: Doak-Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, FL, 3:30PM: Light winds with sunshine. Falling from 70 at kicoff to the mid 60s. Sunset at 6:56PM.
#9 Clemson at Maryland: Byrd Stadium, College Park, MD 3:30PM: Sunset at 6:16 PM with some breezy winds early (calming through the evening) SW 10 - 15 mph. Temperatures drop from the mid50s to the lower 50s through the game.
#10 Texas Tech at #15 Oklahoma: Gaylord Family Memorial Stadium, Norman, OK, 2:30CT: We have rain in the forecast (40%) with some isolated storms in the mix. Temperatures in the lower 60s at the start and headed to the upper 50s by the 4th. SSW 5-10 mph
Duke at #14 VA Tech: Lane Stadium, Blacksburg, VA 3:30PM: Chilly morning to start and chilly through the game with temperatures only around 50 degrees. Sunset at 6:32 PM, winds SW at 7-13 mph
Eastern Michigan at #18 N. Illinois: Huskie Stadium, DeKale, IL 2:30CT: Sunshine with winds SW 10 - 15 mph. Temperatures static at the 50 degree mark. Sunset at 5:59PM.
WVU at Kansas State: Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, KS, 2:30CT: Sunshine to start with sun setting at 6:34 PM. Winds west at 8-14 mph and temperatures slipping down through the 50s.
#12 UCLA at # Oregon: Autzen Stadium, Eugene, OR, 4PT: Sunshine with winds decreasing (breezy start, N 10 -15 mph). Sunset at 6:13 PM. Getting chilly as temperatures fall from the upper 50s at kickoff to the mid 40s at the 4th.
#21 USC at #5 MIzzou: Faurot Field, Columbia, MO, 6:00CT: Great night. North wins at 5-10 mph and temperatures falling form mid 50s to mid 40s by 4th.
#8 Baylor at Kansas: Lawrence, KS, Memorial Stadium 6:00CT: Sunshine and clear as the sun will set at 6:27 PM. North winds, 5-10 mph. Mid 55 to start and cooling rapidly to the lower 40s.
Furman at #13 LSU: Tigers Stadium, Baton Rouge, AL, 6:00CT: Clear skies! Sunset's at 6:27PM. Falling through the 60s through the game.
Florida Atlantic at #11 Auburn: Jordan-Hare Stadium, Auburn, AL 6:30PM: Light winds with temperatures dropping through the lower 50s to the upper 40s. Sunset at 5:58 PM a great night for a game!
Penn State at #4 Ohio State: The Horseshoe, Columbus, OH, 6:39PM: Mid 40s to start and falling to low 40s by the 4th. West winds at 5 -10 mph. Decreasing clouds but remaining dry.
#6 Stanford at #25 Oregon State: Reser Stadium, Corvallis, Oregon, 7:30PM: Mid 50s at kickoff with clouds. Dropping to around 50 degree by 4th with NW winds at 3-7 mph. Sunset at 6:13 PM.