Published Friday, September 6, 2013 AT 11:07 AM / Updated at 11:07 AM
Football fans should prepare for hot weather
Nebraska Prep Zone Omaha World-Herald

Fans and players heading out Friday to afternoon and evening high school football games should be prepared for hot but not suffocating weather.

Rick Chermok, meteorologist for the National Weather Service said humidity shouldn’t be too much of a problem and winds will create enough of a breeze to provide some relief.

Chermok expects conditions to feel fairly close to the actual temperature.

“It will definitely be on the hot side,” he said.

Games begin as early as 4 p.m., which is about the time that each day’s heat peaks at this time of year.

Chermok provided these estimates of temperatures in Lincoln and Omaha:

4 p.m to 5 p.m.: mid-90s
7 p.m.: low 90s
8 p.m.: upper 80s
9 p.m.: mid 80s

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