Posted: Nov 15, 2012 10:20 AM by Meteorologist Matt Elwell
Updated: Nov 15, 2012 10:20 AM
Let us go back one year. More specifically I am talking November 19th. Bozeman was blanketed in snow, with bitter temperatures. The game-time temperature was 9 degrees. One field goal attempt hit the crossbar and dusted the field with snow. Good football weather? Sure. For most fans, you have to be dedicated to pack into Bobcat Stadium on a cold fall Montana day.
A weather geeks' look at the record book has a different meaning than it does to a standard football fan. I look at the weather stats as much as the player stats. Each year, since 2007, the temperatures have been in a free fall from the 50's to single digits for the game-time temperatures - until this year.
If you are planning to head to Missoula to watch Montana State take on Montana, you will want to bring a coat, but you won't have to look like Randy from ‘A Christmas Story'. Temperatures will be pleasant for mid-November. Highs will top out around 48° for game-time under partly cloudy skies.
Stay tuned this week on KBZK and KXLF as we bring you the very latest forecast for your favorite football rivalry.