When will Kansas State football's game vs. Mizzou resume after delay? – The Topeka Capital-Journal

  • September 11, 2022

After one delay to Kansas State’s game against Missouri, there was another break in the action.
Kansas State football’s game against Missouri was delayed once before kickoff by 15 minutes due to lightning near Bill Snyder Family Stadium. And then, midway through the second quarter, another delay happened.
Officials paused the game with 7:44 left in the first half, saying lightning was spotted near the stadium. The game picked up around 1:10 p.m. CT.
Here’s a look at Saturday’s forecast for Manhattan and what to know if you’re trying to bring an umbrella inside the stadium.
Play resumed just around 1:10 after three lightning strikes near the stadium delayed the action.
There must be at least 30 minutes without a lightning strike for the game to start back up. The first delay came at 12:16 p.m. CT. Another strike happened at 12:30 and 12:38.
K-State’s game against former rival Missouri didn’t kick off at the originally scheduled 11 a.m. CT time. Lightning in the vicinity of Bill Snyder Family Stadium pushed kickoff back by approximately 15 minutes.
Manhattan, Kansas is forecasted for an 85% chance of rain at 11 a.m. CT Saturday, according to Accuweather’s website. The temperature is projected at 64 degrees and winds are forecasted at 10 mph coming from the northeast, with gusts expected up to 15 mph.
Accuweather says there’s an 85% chance of rain from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. CT, before it drops to 71% at 2 p.m. and 49% at 3 p.m. There’s at least a 46% chance of rain the rest of the day, according to Accuweather.
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According to Kansas State athletics’ website, umbrellas are among the prohibited items for games at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Fans are encouraged to bring appropriate rain gear, such as ponchos, in case of less-than-ideal weather. Kansas State’s policy states that fans are responsible for umbrellas if they are left at gates.
Kansas State’s football policy states that alcoholic beverages and controlled substances, bags that don’t meet the clear bag policy, firearms and explosives, food and beverages, noisemakers, chairback seats exceeding 18 inches in width, large flags, oversized strollers and live animals, among other things, are prohibited. Head to Kansas State’s website to see a complete list of what isn’t allowed inside Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
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Kansas State kicks off against Missouri at 11 a.m. CT from inside Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Fans can also catch the game on ESPN or stream using the Watch ESPN app.
Adam Hensley is a digital producer with the USA Today Network. You can follow him on Twitter @A_Hens83 or reach him at [email protected].


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