“Very white, very wet, very windy, very cold,” is how one expert publication is predicting the weather for Northern New Jersey during Super Bowl XLVIII.
The 2014 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in February is likely to be get slammed by an “intense storm” and “colder than normal” temperatures, according to the Farmers’ Almanac Managing Director Sandi Duncan.
The NFL has typically attempted to locate the Super Bowl in warm-weather cities or venues with a retractable roof in order to mitigate weather problems. Officials in charge of building the East Rutherford stadium initially proposed the structure to have a retractable dome, but those plans were scrapped for financial reasons.
“[A] blinding snowstorm is what I’d like,” Christie said. “I’d like a blinding snowstorm during the game. It would be amazing.”