Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 58,968, Level: 75
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 1,082
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CyCloned's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Robins, Iowa
    Posts
    4,940
    Points
    58,968
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 263
    Given: 110

    Is the weather going to affect the game?

    It sounds like it could get pretty windy tomorrow. I have no idea about game time, but the forecast I saw had afternoon wind of 11-16 with gusts of 21, which might be 15-20 with gusts of 25 in Cyclone Stadium.

    I am a little concerned about the offense if they can't throw down field.



  2. #2
    Legend
    Points: 143,095, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 42.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    Judoka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Timbuktu
    Posts
    10,829
    Points
    143,095
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 552
    Given: 629

    Re: Is the weather going to affect the game?

    A windy day plays into Iowa's strengths for sure. Hopefully it dies down by game time.



  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 37,108, Level: 59
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 742
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    MNCYWX's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Spamville, MN
    Posts
    1,364
    Points
    37,108
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 132
    Given: 84

    Re: Is the weather going to affect the game?

    I wouldn't expect it to be that gusty at gametime. By 5pm we will have already seen peak heating so the wind should be easing up a bit. I wouldn't call it windy, but some breezes will be around. I don't think it'd be enough to change gameplans though.


    "Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it." -- Albert Einstein

  4. #4
    Rookie
    Points: 13,431, Level: 35
    Level completed: 12%, Points required for next Level: 619
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    cycophagus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    MN
    Posts
    452
    Points
    13,431
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 95
    Given: 110

    Re: Is the weather going to affect the game?

    There will be a persistent breeze at kickoff, as MNCYWX points out. Since it will be directly out of the south, I could see the winner of the coin toss taking the wind instead of the ball. That is the old school approach. How well KDVK punts into the wind in the off quarters could make a difference in field position.



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 64,960, Level: 79
    Level completed: 7%, Points required for next Level: 1,490
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    TXCyclones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Heath, TX
    Posts
    3,156
    Points
    64,960
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 202
    Given: 199

    Re: Is the weather going to affect the game?

    We played a better WVU team in much windier conditions, and should've won.


    Remember, you're unique. Just like everyone else.

  6. #6
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 55,130, Level: 72
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 420
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    4,293
    Points
    55,130
    Level
    72
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 639
    Given: 294

    Re: Is the weather going to affect the game?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCloned View Post
    It sounds like it could get pretty windy tomorrow. I have no idea about game time, but the forecast I saw had afternoon wind of 11-16 with gusts of 21, which might be 15-20 with gusts of 25 in Cyclone Stadium.

    I am a little concerned about the offense if they can't throw down field.
    I'm pretty sure we only did that like two or three times last game. So essentially we'll just not throw down field 2 or 3 times less than we did vs. UNI and allow Iowa to only defend ten yards from the line of scrimmage all game.



  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 126,551, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    theshadow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    6,744
    Points
    126,551
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 121
    Given: 0

    Re: Is the weather going to affect the game?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCloned View Post
    It sounds like it could get pretty windy tomorrow. I have no idea about game time, but the forecast I saw had afternoon wind of 11-16 with gusts of 21, which might be 15-20 with gusts of 25 in Cyclone Stadium.
    Good thing they're playing in Jack Trice Stadium instead.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FS1
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. West Virginia
  • November 29, 2014
  • 11:00 AM