Football weather: Lambeau Field covered in snow hours before NFC Championship Game
This time of year, Lambeau Field is often referred to as the “Frozen Tundra.” The iconic NFL stadium is living up to that moniker on Sunday.
In the hours before the Green Bay Packers prepare to host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, the field was covered with snow. It sets the stage for what’s expected to be an entertaining game between to of the best teams in the league this season.
Below are some of the photos around Green Bay and Lambeau Field ahead of today’s game:
It’s snowing at Lambeau Field for the NFC Championship.
That’s the tweet.
— CBS Sports HQ (@CBSSportsHQ) January 24, 2021
— Green Bay Packers (@packers) January 24, 2021
It’s still snowing in downtown Green Bay — five minutes from Lambeau Field — on top of what fell overnight. Six hours until the NFC Championship Game kicks off. pic.twitter.com/Scqgono4rc
— Matt Schneidman (@mattschneidman) January 24, 2021
Stage is set at Lambeau field pic.twitter.com/NjFprJCXRB
— . (@PlayoffLBJ23) January 24, 2021
As you can tell, weather could have a huge impact in Sunday’s game.
Kickoff between the Buccaneers and Packers is set for 3:05 p.m. ET with the game airing on FOX. The winner of Sunday’s NFC Championship will play the winner of the Buffalo Bills-Kansas City Chiefs AFC Championship Game in the Super Bowl.