It looks like the first Nebraska football game of the season will be a warm one.
Fans who are headed to the first Nebraska football game of the season will want to make sure they’re staying hydrated because the season opener at Illinois looks like it’s going to be a warm one.
With kickoff being set for 12:20 p.m., the bulk of Nebraska’s game against Illinois is going to be in the warmth of the afternoon. According to Weather.com’s hourly forecast, the temperature is currently around 79 degrees in Champaign, Illinois.
At noon, the temperature in Champaign is expected to reach 89 degrees, according to Weather.com. While that’s not an unbearable temperature, especially for this time of year, it’ll be pretty humid and forecast says that it should feel like 95 degrees around the time of kickoff.
So, if you’re a Nebraska football fan who has made the trip to Champaign, hopefully you’re dressed for warm weather and are prepared to be sweating for this game.
Nebraska football weather report: Huskers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini
The temps should be in the upper 80’s throughout the afternoon, according to the forecast. It doesn’t appear as if the temps will get much warmer than 88 degrees. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like there’ll be much cloud cover this afternoon.
Thankfully for folks where will be at the game, Weather.com’s forecast does show that there should be a bit of a breeze throughout the afternoon. Hopefully that breeze will keep folks cooled off.
It doesn’t look like there’s any chance for rain in the area for the forecast. However, if you’re interested in keeping an eye on the radar for whatever reason, Weather.com has an interactive radar for Champaign, Illinois available online. To view that radar, click here.