Capital Weather Gang: Sports


Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 04/09/2014

The Masters weather: A forecast unlike any other -- picture perfect golfing

Weather will not be an obstacle at Augusta National: the forecast for the Masters is as good as it gets.

By Jason Samenow  |  11:34 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/21/2014

Red hot fishing in record cold weather: Secrets from an award-winning angler

Since early January, fisherman Stephen Miklandric has caught 69 citation fish in six different species!

By Kevin Ambrose  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Extreme Cold, Latest, Sports

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 03/05/2014

Flying high in the flakes: An inside look at snowkiting (VIDEO and PHOTOS)

Kiteboarding is relatively new. 2003-5-ish is considered the “early years” of the sport, though it originated crudely in Hawaii and France in the late 90s.

By Kevin Ambrose  |  04:17 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Sochi Olympics: The climate to expect, and the weather it will get

Attendees of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games may notice some peculiarities in the weather conditions they experience.

By Brendan Richardson  |  10:48 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Weather, Latest, Sports

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Ski, snowboard, or just love snow? FreshyMap will rock your world.

In search of untouched or deep powder? This is the interactive map for you. Warning: May be addictive.

By Ian Livingston  |  03:50 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, Snow, Sports, U.S. Weather

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 02/01/2014

Super Bowl forecast update: A mild winter day with few weather concerns

Other than an isolated to scattered shower focused in the midday to afternoon, temperatures well above normal should help make it an enjoyable one for those in attendance.

By Rick Grow and Ian Livingston  |  05:15 PM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Super Bowl forecast update: Shower risk into afternoon, but favoring dry game

All systems are go for a warmer than normal Super Bowl day in the NYC area. A cold front should sweep through before the game, perhaps making periodic winds the biggest weather issue.

By Rick Grow and Ian Livingston  |  04:55 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Super Bowl forecast update: Warmest day in weeks? Possibly.

The last time the temperature rose above 50 at the site of the big game was January 13. It may happen again this Sunday.

By Rick Grow and Ian Livingston  |  04:33 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Super Bowl forecast update: Trending milder during the day as cold front slows

Could we see above normal temperatures for this cold-climate game? A slowing cold front may make that possible, but could also help showers linger into the day.

By Rick Grow and Ian Livingston  |  04:50 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Super Bowl forecast update: Dry game increasingly likely as cold front sweeps east by midday Sunday

Computer models are converging on the idea of a cold front sweeping any light rain or wintry mix through the region well before the game gets underway. Maybe some gusts linger?

By Rick Grow and Ian Livingston  |  04:10 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Super Bowl forecast update: Wintry mix possible late Saturday into Sunday, departing before the game

A frontal zone may help spawn a weak system in the lead up to the game. We continue to expect that precipitation is out of the area -- with time to spare -- before kickoff.

By Rick Grow and Ian Livingston  |  04:05 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 01/26/2014

Super Bowl forecast update: Light precip possible into Sunday morning, but no major worries for kickoff

One week to go, and the forecast is more or less steady. A weak system could bring a wintry mix in the lead-up, but skies want to start clearing before game time.

By Rick Grow and Ian Livingston  |  03:45 PM ET, 01/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 01/25/2014

Super Bowl forecast update: Temps near normal, precip risk mainly before game

A storm system appears to get out of the way before the Super Bowl starts, but it may linger into the morning of. Otherwise, the forecast has trended a little warmer.

By Rick Grow and Ian Livingston  |  02:30 PM ET, 01/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 01/24/2014

Super Bowl forecast update: Cold but not frigid, and still no major storm threat

A day closer to the big game, and the forecast hasn’t changed much. There’s the slightest hint of snow chances, but no highly disruptive event showing up.

By Rick Grow and Ian Livingston  |  05:03 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Super Bowl cold and snow: Big game history, local odds, and an early outlook

What’s the weather going to be like before, after, and -- most importantly -- during the Super Bowl? We’re now into a period where we can make some informed predictions.

By Ian Livingston and Rick Grow  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Events, Latest, Sports, U.S. Weather

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Boiling over: Extreme heat causes stir at Australian Open

A controversy is simmering Down Under over blistering temperatures and the safety of tennis players at the Australian Open.

By Jason Samenow  |  01:33 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Extreme Heat, International Weather, Latest, Sports

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 09/20/2013

Recognizing weather risks at sports venues: why it’s important

In the midst of a riveting game at a packed stadium, a weather disruption is often the last thing on attendees’ minds and the last thing they want to happen.

By Brendan Richardson  |  12:33 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Latest, Lightning, Sports

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Crazy sky puts on show at Boston's Fenway Park during turbulent game

There was drama abound in Beantown Monday evening.

By Jason Samenow and Ian Livingston  |  11:58 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sports, U.S. Weather

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Is weather an excuse for the Nationals' slow start?

Some have mentioned the cool weather of April as a contributor to the Nats' struggles, but it's probably only a minor player.

By Rick Grow  |  11:51 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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