49ers-Seahawks playoff game faces ‘powerful storm’, fans advised not to drive

The San Francisco 49ers will conduct Seattle Seahawks Saturday at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California for a wet and windy NFC Wild Card game.

49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said Amidst the early “bad weather slowing the game down and balancing things out” on Thursday Weather forecasts A 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning with winds up to 33 mph and flooding in the morning.

After that, meteorologists went too far Fans are warned not to drive to the game Officials attributed the “powerful storm.” Santa Clara County issued evacuation warnings Friday evening for many areas in the South Bay.

Those warnings never stopped fans. A Saturday morning report by local news station Fox2 showed that scores of fans had been lining up in their cars outside Levi’s Stadium since 6 a.m. local time.

“Bad weather games are the best games,” one fan said.

Attendees who decide to come later may not have the same feeling as a media member to write He saw “already an accident and several cars out of control” on the way to Levi’s Stadium.

ESPN reporter Kimberly Martin tweeted an early morning look at Bay Area conditions, and it doesn’t look great. Around 8 a.m., Tarp updated fans with more footage of the tarp-wrapped field, writing that the rain had held off “for a bit.”

With rain forecast to continue through at least the first quarter, NFL Network reporter Steve Wyche added that “the wind is blowing.”

Shanahan Levis arrived at the stadium around 9 am With a dry footsheet in hand. Based on his Thursday comments, he has a plan of action regardless of the weather.

The 49ers were favorites over Seattle and ended their season with a 3-14 record in a wet Chicago loss to the Bears.

“Not just because of the weather, but whether you’re struggling in any aspect or not, you have everything in the game plan to go either way, so you always plan for it and we know it’s a big possibility,” Shanahan said. “We’ll see how it affects both sides and adjust accordingly.”

Saturday 49ers vs. The Seahawks matchup will be a confusing one. (Photo by Jeffrey Brown/ICON Sportswire via Getty Images)

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