Arctic Chill Greets Today's Big Football Match-Ups
November 24, 2013
Updated By WeatherBug Meteorologist, Chad Merrill
The season`s coldest weather is chilling large stretches of the Great Lakes to East Coast just in time for Sunday`s big games.
The arctic air
is keeping the mercury 10 to 25 degrees colder than average from Minneapolis to Washington, D.C.
One of the coldest outdoor games on Sunday will be found in Green Bay, where the Packers clash with division rival and Upper Midwest foe the Minnesota Vikings in temperatures that will stay in the middle to upper teens. The big Sunday night game will also see unseasonably cold temperatures and gusty winds.
Here is a look at weather for other noteworthy games:
Pittsburgh at Cleveland; Sunday, 1 p.m. ET
Fans will want to wear layers to keep warm for this game. The division battle between bitter rivals will be played in typical November weather; brisk winds and a few lake-effect snow flurries. Temperatures will be around 20 degrees.
Dallas at New York Giants; Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET
Gusty winds up to 40 mph and the setting sun will combine to make another division meeting a cold affair. Temperatures will drop from the low 30s into the middle 20s as the game reaches its conclusion.
Denver at New England; Sunday night, 8:30 p.m. ET
The Broncos will be greeted by some New England November weather Sunday night. Clear skies will allow temperatures to drop into the teens. Combined with the Northwest breeze, wind chills will be around 0 degrees as this prime-time game reaches the fourth quarter.
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