When the Eagles host the Vikings Sunday night, it’s unlikely that the players will be battling the elements. Temperatures during the game are forecast to be in the 40s at kickoff and then falling into the upper 30s by game’s end. The winds will range from 2 to 5 mph. It will be cloudy, but who can see the sky under those stadium lights? A major upper-air pattern change is about to rout the alignment that has funneled cold air into the East since around Christmas.
When the Eagles and Vikings meet Sunday, temperatures are going to be just about normal — for an April day in Minneapolis. While a great deal of talk has centered on how the Vikings, whose home field is protected from the atmosphere by a billion-dollar dome, will fare outdoors, Sunday’s conditions aren’t looking particularly challenging. The forecast high is 53 — that’s normal for the first week in April in Minneapolis — with sunshine, and the field should be dry.
Stinging winds and crashing temperatures on Saturday almost certainly will have some effect on the players during the Eagles-Falcons playoff game. And falling temperatures also could affect the throngs tailgating before the game and driving home after it. In recent weeks it seems that that region’s paved surfaces have been so salted that walking in a parking lot could raise your blood pressure. By the time this rain shuts off, that will no longer be the case.
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