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    How will wind affect the game?

    Seems it is suppose to be pretty windy for Saturday afternoon with winds coming out of the W/NW at 13 MPH. Does anybody know what the winds were like for the Indiana game last year and if that will be pretty similar to this Saturday?

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    Re: How will wind affect the game?

    I don't recall exactly but I think the winds were in the twenties and/or thirties in that IU game.

    I don't think 13 MPH will affect this game much.

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    Re: How will wind affect the game?

    A lot of wind would affect both passers. I don't think more wind would be an advantage to either team. It would just be a big variable maybe produce more of a ground game.

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    Re: How will wind affect the game?

    13 mph is not windy
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    Re: How will wind affect the game?

    ya they are calling for 13 mph, 60-70, chance of rain. Should be a good day for futball

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    Re: How will wind affect the game?

    13? geesh. I thought you were going to say something more like 23. 13 should be not a issue.

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    Re: How will wind affect the game?

    Quote Originally Posted by HawkeyeDenis View Post
    ya they are calling for 13 mph, 60-70, chance of rain. Should be a good day for futball
    The definitive weather site...wunderground says NO RAIN...high of 72 with WNW winds up to 13 MPH. Take it to the bank...

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    Re: How will wind affect the game?

    To tell how stupid I am, I didn't know if 13 was windy or not. That is why I was just trying to get a gauge on the Indiana game from last year, which I know was windy.

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    Re: How will wind affect the game?

    Quote Originally Posted by redhawk94 View Post
    To tell how stupid I am, I didn't know if 13 was windy or not. That is why I was just trying to get a gauge on the Indiana game from last year, which I know was windy.
    I think Ind last year was gusts over 30. It was ridiculously windy...doesnt sound like the weather this week will play a factor
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    Re: How will wind affect the game?

    forecast this am was rain in the am. Kickoff 73% with light winds. Any bad weather should pass by 10 or 11 according to the am forecast.

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    Re: How will wind affect the game?

    A really windy game would favor ISU's O more. Fortunately, Iowa has been working on the shorter passing game ... so that the O wouldn't be quite as hamstrung.

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    Re: How will wind affect the game?

    Quote Originally Posted by busabus114 View Post
    13 mph is not windy
    Agree. We get 10 to 15 mph winds often in Iowa. It shouldn't give either team much of an advantage, if any at all.

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