Tampa Bay Weather Latest Forecast Changes Potential Impact on Chiefs-Buccaneers Super Bowl 55
When the Super Bowl LV matchup was set between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, it didn't look like weather would be a concern.
Things changed when the Tampa Bay forecast threatened to bring thunderstorms to Raymond James Stadium in the week leading up to the game.
As of Sunday afternoon, however, the weather concerns appear to have passed.
Super Bowl Weather in Tampa Bay
As of 4 p.m. EST on Sunday, AccuWeather has the temperatures in Tampa hovering around 70 degrees with clouds, but no rain.
As kickoff approaches, temperatures will fall some (67 degrees at 6 p.m.) and that will continue throughout the game, with a drop to 60 degrees forecasted by 10 p.m. No precipitation is called for, though, and the sun will even pop out for a bit at 6 before heading back behind the clouds for the rest of the game.
In a matchup of two of the NFL's most explosive offenses, clear weather means that fans should be in for a treat.
Interestingly, the Super Bowl 55 over/under fell from 57.5 to 55.5 points with news of the potential thunderstorms, but it has not since climbed back. On FanDuel Sportsbook it remains at 55.5 points just hours before kickoff.
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