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Indianapolis' pleasant weather could change

Posted on: February 1, 2012 8:32 am
The weather in Indianapolis has been good this week (US Presswire).By Josh Katzowitz

INDIANAPOLIS -- Much like the hospitality, the weather this week in the host city of Super Bowl XLVI has been wonderful. In the middle of the day, the temperatures rise to the 50s, and though it’s been windy at times, it was perfectly comfortable Tuesday afternoon to walk the half-mile from Lucas Oil Field to the media center at the downtown JW Marriott without a jacket.

Strangely, the weather in this Midwestern city has been SO much warmer than the nightmare snowstorms that plagued north Texas at this time last year, making life dangerous for inexperienced snow-drivers who oftentimes had to motor more than an hour to get around the Metroplex.

The weather here has been nearly tropical (relatively speaking, of course) but all of that could change between now and Super Bowl Sunday.

"There's a potential storm Saturday and Sunday, but exactly how it's going to take shape, we're still not sure about," said meteorologist Michael Pigott.

According to, one scenario is that a storm that develops in the Plains would stay too far to the south and to the west in order to serve any precipitation to Indianapolis this weekend, but the other, more-troubling scenario is a storm that “is more progressive, sending some rain into Indianapolis by late Saturday and even the possibility of a snow shower on Sunday.”

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"Depending on which (scenario) is right, it will have a large effect on not only the Super Bowl, but also the following week,” Pigott said.

It probably won’t affect most of us who are flying out of town on Monday. And since Super Bowl XLVI will be played indoors, it doesn’t matter what kind of weather we’ll be getting by Sunday.

So, aside from the fact that you might have to throw on a jacket (and maybe a stylish scarf while you’re at it?), the weather before Sunday shouldn’t cause anybody coming in from out of town to panic. Just another reason why Indianapolis has been a more pleasant host than Dallas.

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Since: Jul 26, 2009
Posted on: February 2, 2012 12:34 pm

Indianapolis' pleasant weather could change

And who cares, the game is in a Dome, everything is within walkin gdistance and that si why they may umbrellas, coats and boots. Move on.

Since: Dec 26, 2010
Posted on: February 1, 2012 7:19 pm

Indianapolis' pleasant weather could change

Its goodells fault.  The man with all that power cant stop mother nature.  What a moron.  Although I am sure he has tried to take full control of the weather too. but then again maybe mother nature doesn't like goodell either.  I mean inside football games come on even mother nature knows it is an outside sport.  She can live with that but a defensive receiver,  a hit on the qb,  only two challenges per half, thinking of the superbowl in another country,  who is he hitler?,  I am telling you shes fed up with goodell just like the most of us.

Since: Aug 19, 2011
Posted on: February 1, 2012 9:51 am

Indianapolis' pleasant weather could change

Indianapolis' pleasant weather could change
Seriously. The weather could change? OMG, how could they let that happen!

So, aside from the fact that you might have to throw on a jacket
OMG! The folks in Indianappolis might have to wear a jacket! Maybe the NFL should consider canceling the super bowl?

Since: Nov 6, 2008
Posted on: February 1, 2012 9:44 am

Indianapolis' pleasant weather could change

I live here in central Indiana. Some rain, and maybe a little snow? It is suppose to be 40-45 degrees Saturday and Sunday-much to warm for a weather disaster. Still great for early Feb.

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