Game Day Weather

Submitted by mgoweather on November 4th, 2016 at 4:34 PM

Is Mother Nature sure it's November?! We have an amazing football Saturday on tap. Actually - speaking of taps, you may want some cold ones with how mild it'll be. Add lots of sun to warm temps and light winds, and we just can't complain! High pressure near Indiana will keep us dry & mild with just a few clouds, and we're looking at the same story for Sunday if you're traveling for this game. You'll want the long sleeves early in the day and if you'll be out late, but it wouldn't be a surprise if you can get away with a t-shirt for a good portion of the day. Let's go blue!

Tailgating

A little cool to start our day with temps in the mid 40s for the morning. Remember that the sun doesn't come up until about quarter-after 8! We'll begin the day with just a few clouds but they won't last long. Winds will be light and westerly to start. By lunchtime, expect mid 50s with lots of sunshine and W winds around 10mph (just enough to blow leaves around - so you might want to put those napkins under the dip). You'll want the hat or the sunglasses into the afternoon!    

Kickoff

Blue skies for the game is a good sign for a Wolverine win right?! Players will have some eye black today with all that sunshine! We're looking at 63 to toss that coin and get this game started. Winds will remain out of the W at 10mph. 

Halftime

We drop just a degree by the time we're ending the first half, so you may want to grab a cold soda with that hot dog! Winds will have lightened just a bit to 8mph (enough to rustle the leaves) staying out of the W. Plenty of sun as we head towards a win. 

Post-Game

Falling to the mid 50s as we're walking out of the game with another win under our belt and that sun sets! This is when you'll want to bring those long sleeves back out if you haven't already, especially if you're heading to an A2 hot spot for some dinner. Winds will be out of the W at 5mph (just enough to feel it on your skin) and start to shift to come out of the WNW heading into the late-night. Not a bad night to stay out late as we'll stay dry and on the milder side for this time of year. And this is that one night when they'll flick the lights on, and turn them back off for another hour, giving you more time to celebrate over those Terrapins! Leaving the bar after the real last call, temps will be in the mid 40s with starry skies and a light NW breeze. Go Blue!

 

Christina Burkhart is the morning meteorologist for ABC in Flint, MI. She grew up in Ann Arbor and associates Saturdays with Michigan football. Go Blue!!

Comments

You Only Live Twice

November 4th, 2016 at 10:24 PM ^

in November!

Yes, when I was a student, this was September weather.  November games were much colder.

In the present day, a Football forecast doesn't get much more beautiful than this.  

Go Blue!!  After our win, we all get to go home and watch OSU/Nebraska.