26 Oct

A Hurricane Could Affect A Major College Football Game Next Saturday

first_imgA general view of NC State's football field.RALEIGH, NC – OCTOBER 31: A general view of the Clemson Tigers versus North Carolina State Wolfpack during their game at Carter-Finley Stadium on October 31, 2015 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)NC State is set to host West Virginia next weekend in a non-conference tilt. However, the game could be affected by a hurricane.Hurricane Florence is set to hit the Carolinas this week. The exact path is unknown as of now, but the potential forecast doesn’t sound good.Of course, NC State is keeping an eye on the projections for the storm. If it is unsafe to play the game or West Virginia can’t travel to Raleigh, alternate plans will have to be made.NC State released a statement on the matter today.RE: NC State vs. West Virginia and a possible hurricane. pic.twitter.com/9oQrR8e2Tb— Joe Ovies (@joeovies) September 9, 2018Interestingly, NC State played in hurricane conditions less than two years ago. The Wolfpack faced Notre Dame in October 2016 during a torrential downpour with whipping winds.NC State won 10-3 in a slopfest. You can catch the “highlights’ below.We will keep you posted on this game as the week rolls along.last_img

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