Lightning Stops College Football, But Rain Doesn't

By Grace Muller, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
October 13, 2012; 7:00 PM ET
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Lightning Stops College Football, But Rain Doesn't

Strong storms are soaking fans at the Alabama/ Missouri and the Oklahoma State/ Kansas games.

Storified by Accu Weather · Sat, Oct 13 2012 13:53:12

Strong storms are soaking fans at the Alabama/ Missouri and the Oklahoma State/ Kansas games.

Alabama vs Missouri

Dry start for the Alabama/Missouri game, but lightning could force a delay before halftimeAccuWeather.com
I'm under a poncho in the pouring rain #nofilter #MizzouCalli Long
Late in the first quarter, Missouri fans already streaming out of the stadium as it pours rain and Alabama points.Don Kausler Jr.
These MIZZOU & Alabama fans are serious! 30 minutes to game time in the rain @megan_cahill @paulcahillmn http://pic.twitter.com/21sxw1SCMaureen Cahill
Alabama's white uniforms plus pouring rain is not a pretty sight!Katie Morring
Touchdown Yeldon! 21-0 #Bama at #Mizzou #rolltideRy Parker
Wish we got to play in the rain like Alabama vs. Missouri! I'm jealousJoseph Tighe

Kansas vs Oklahoma State

Lightning has delayed the Oklahoma State-Kansas gameAccuWeather.com
Pouring rain in Lawrence? 20-plus point line? Two teams with a combined 3-6 record? Might have 37 people at OSU-Kansas later today.David Ubben
Rain can't get us down! #rcjh @ Kansas Memorial Stadium http://instagr.am/p/QvElJJNOCD/Tori
It feels like a summer rain storm.. in October. That's Kansas for yaCourtney Robles
Rootin on our cowboys... Even in the rain @ Kansas Memorial Stadium http://instagr.am/p/QvHBn_Q-Bg/Brittanie Douglas
I don't want it to rain in Kansas No injuries please!!!Dejanee' Boyko
Not a good day to forget my rain gear. Here I come press box. @ Kansas Memorial Stadium http://instagr.am/p/QvDDbehReA/Michael Strickland
Did the commentator really just say that Kansas said bring on the rain & wind b/c it benefits them? Uh how? B/c Okla never gets rain or windCaroline Batson

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