Chilly winds and some sunshine are in store for today's important Big Ten battle between the Nittany Lions and Cornhuskers at University Park, Pa.
The weather has been relatively dry in the Centre region for over a week now, so the grass parking lots should be much less muddy than during recent games.
The day started quite cold but with sunshine and a morning low temperature just below the freezing mark.
The cold will ease a bit by kickoff (around noon) with the aid of sunshine.
Temperatures are forecast to reach the middle 50s by the start of the second half. No rain or snow will fall during Saturday's game.
Even though on a grand scale the weather pattern will be warming up in the Northeast this weekend, and the weather today will be pleasant for mid-November, winds will still add some chill to outdoor activities in the afternoon.
As is the case with many large stadiums, even a light breeze will cause winds to swirl around the field and grandstands and be channeled through the tunnels. AccuWeather.com is expecting west to southwest winds averaging 10 to 20 mph outside Beaver Stadium.
AccuWeather.com RealFeel® temperatures will rise from the 20s for tailgating in the morning to the lower 40s during the game. However, when the wind is not blowing and the sun is out, it will feel warmer than that during the game.
Your best bet if you are going to the game to support your favorite team in this Big Ten battle is to layer your clothes. A layer of thermals will keep you toasty. If you are cold-sensitive, wear gloves and a hat; You do lose a lot of body heat through the top of your head. Sunglasses would not be a bad idea either.
Following the blizzard conditions that struck Chicago at the start the week, another snowstorm is set to sweep across the region by midweek.
Following a bout of rain showers, residents across the Washington D.C. area can expect drier weather and some sunshine to carry through the end of the week.
Another round of snowfall is set to hit by midweek, but will likely only bring a light accumulation.
Following heavy snowfall in the Detroit area to start the week, another storm is set to sweep over the region by midweek, but will likely only bring a light accumulation.
The Seattle area is facing drenching rain and abundant clouds through the early part of the week.
A snowstorm will sweep from the Midwest to the Northeast into Groundhog Day causing major travel delays as well as power outages.
Harlingen, TX (1998)
60 mph winds in a severe thunderstorm with marble - sized hail that accumulated a foot deep.
North Central, FL (2007)
A tornado outbreak across portions of north-central Florida resulted in numerous damage reports and some fatalities. Two people were injured in the town of Anthony when a tree fell on a home. A tornado caused extensive damage in Lady Lake and The Villages resulting in 7 fatalities. 3 people were killed by by an EF 3 tornado in Paisley. Another EF 3 tornado killed 10 people near Forest Hills. Three people were injured in DeLand.
Pacific Northwest (1987)
A storm produced wind gusts to 100 mph at Cape Blanco, OR and up to six inches of rain in the northern coastal mountain ranges.