NFL Playoffs: Snow expected for Chargers vs. Bengals

Dec 8, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; A tractor removes snow from the field prior to the game between the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

The San Diego Chargers have played relatively well in cold weather this season and given Sunday’s forecast in Cincinnati, we’ll see if it’s a trend they’ll be able to continue.

According to Weather.com, there is a 80-90 percent chance of precipitation which will include 4-8 inches of snow.

The AFC Wild Card playoff game between the Chargers and the Cincinnati Bengals is scheduled for a 1:05 ET kickoff and Weather.com currently (it’s understandably subject to change) projects rain in the forecast which will move into sleet and eventually snow as the game progresses, which will include a ‘Winter Storm Warning’.

In addition to the snow and rain, it’s also expected that winds will pick up and be in the 15-20 MPH range – not exactly the type of conditions Andy Dalton and Philip Rivers are looking for in regards to their passing attacks.

We’re still over twenty-four hours away from the scheduled kick and as well all know, weather reports can change quickly but it sounds as if Sunday afternoons game is shaping up to be a blustery contest.

Topics: Cincinnati Bengals, San Diego Chargers

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