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    Sunny, dry conditions to unfold for most of Week 6 NFL games

    By Amanda Schmidt, AccuWeather staff writer
    October 15, 2017, 12:26:06 PM EDT

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    The halfway point of the NFL regular season is approaching quickly, and divisional and playoff races are starting to take shape.

    Most of this weekend's outdoor games will be played under the backdrop of sunny and dry conditions, but fans in Jacksonville may experience a shower or two during the game.

    Here is a look at the weather conditions for the Sunday and Monday night NFL games during Week 6:

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    Chicago Bears running back Benny Cunningham (30) runs to the end zone for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Miami Dolphins at Atlanta Falcons - Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT


    It will be partly sunny, warm and humid outside Mercedes-Benz Stadium Sunday afternoon in Atlanta as the Dolphins visit the Falcons.

    For those tailgating outside prior to kickoff, temperatures will be quickly rising through the 70s under a partly sunny sky.

    Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings - Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT

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    It will be cloudy and cool outside U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

    For pregame tailgaters, it will be in the upper 40s.

    Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints - Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT

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    It will be partly sunny, warm and muggy outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday afternoon.

    Temperatures will be in the upper 80s along with an east wind of 5-10 mph. With the high humidity levels, AccuWeather RealFeel® temperatures will be well into the 90s.

    New England Patriots at New York Jets - Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT

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    Jets and Patriots fans will experience a partly sunny and unseasonably warm and humid Sunday afternoon in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

    A kickoff temperature of 77 will rise to around 80 by game's end. A south-southwest wind of 10-15 mph should not have any important impact on the playing conditions.

    Morning temperatures in the upper 60s will rise to 75 by noon. It will be dry, partly sunny and humid for tailgaters.

    San Francisco 49ers at Washington Redskins - Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT

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    Warm and muggy weather will unfold for the game at FedEx Field between the 49ers and the Redskins as clouds break for some sunshine.

    Temperatures will be approaching 75 at kickoff and into the low 80s by the second half. Temperatures will be about 10 degrees Fahrenheit above normal for early October in Washington, D.C.

    Chicago Bears at Baltimore Ravens - Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT

    The Baltimore Ravens will host the Chicago Bears on Sunday afternoon M&T Bank Stadium.

    Conditions will be muggy as clouds break for some sunshine. Temperatures will rise from near 70 at kickoff to the upper 70s by the end of the game. The normal high this time of year in Baltimore is only 69.

    Cleveland Browns at Houston Texans - Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT

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    The roof on NRG Stadium will likely be closed as it will be partly sunny and humid with temperatures in the upper 80s during the game.

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    Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Arizona Cardinals - Sunday at 4:05 p.m. EDT

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    It will be sunny and warm Sunday afternoon in Glendale as the Buccaneers and Cardinals face off. The roof is likely to be closed given the warmth expected for the game. Temperatures outside will be in the lower 90s at kickoff and will rise to the upper 90s by game's end.

    Los Angeles Rams at Jacksonville Jaguars - Sunday at 4:05 p.m. EDT


    Conditions will be seasonably warm and humid Sunday afternoon in Jacksonville with a mix of clouds and sun at kickoff. Temperatures in the middle 80s to start the game but will fall to the upper 70s by the fourth quarter.

    Although much of the game will be dry, there could be a shower or two during the game. The best chance for a shower will come during the first half.

    Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs - Sunday at 4:25 p.m. EDT

    Fans at Arrowhead Stadium should look forward to partly sunny, breezy and comfortably cool conditions.

    Temperatures will only rise through the 50s during the game. Some fans will want to wear a sweatshirt or light jacket during the game.

    The wind will be from the northwest at 10-15 mph during much of the game. Teams driving toward the northwestern end zone of Arrowhead will be passing and kicking into the wind, putting them at a disadvantage.

    Los Angeles Chargers at Oakland Raiders - Sunday at 4:25 p.m. EDT

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    While conditions will be dry and sunny, the NFL considered relocating this game from Oakland due to the ongoing wildfire danger across Northern California. However, the game is still scheduled to be played in Oakland.

    The smoke from the blazes is raising health concerns due to poor air quality around the region.

    Players had to wear masks during practice this week to protect themselves from the smoke.

    The NFL Foundation has announced that it will donate $100,000 to the North Bay fire relief effort.

    "Our thoughts and prayers are with the North Bay community in the wake of this devastation,"

    New York Giants at Denver Broncos - Sunday at 8:30 p.m. EDT

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    The Giants and Broncos will face off Sunday night in Denver, where the city has experienced snow throughout the week. However, snow will not be an issue for the game.

    Kickoff will be right around sunset, and a mainly clear sky is expected throughout the game. Pregame temperatures will be around 60 degrees Fahrenheit but will steadily drop into the 40s during the second half.

    Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans - Sunday at 8:30 p.m. EDT

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    Following a warm and humid weekend in Nashville, typical fall weather will move in just in time for the Monday Night Football matchup between the Colts and Titans.

    Pregame temperatures will be in the 60s, with a kickoff temperature of 58 expected. Temperatures will drop into the lower 50s by the fourth quarter with a light, cool breeze at times out of the north at 5-10 mph.

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