This Saturday is a college football game that folks across the nation are anxiously anticipating.

The matchup between The University of Alabama Crimson Tide vs. the Texas Longhorns at Bryant-Denny Stadium has been talked about for weeks.

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Now, our beloved Title Town will be flooded with visitors to cheer on their favorite team. The water cooler chatter is that there could be over 200,000 fans descending upon Roll Tide territory.


Here are the expected weather conditions and temperatures leading up to game day. This guide will help you plan your pregame, kickoff, and postgame activities.

Friday, September 8

You can expect sunny skies with a high near 92. Friday evening will be clear with a low around 66.

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Saturday, September 9, Game Day

According to James Spann, ABC 33/40, and Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa Chief Meteorologist, with a 6:00 p.m. central time kickoff, “the sky will be clear with temperatures falling from near 83 degrees at kickoff, into the 70s by the second half.”

Game Day Weather Conditions & Temperature Guide

6 a.m. – Clear and 65

7 a.m. – Sunny and 66

8 a.m. – Mostly sunny and 69

9 a.m. – Scattered clouds and 74

10 a.m. – Partly cloudy and 77

11 a.m. - Scattered clouds and 80

Noon – Mostly sunny and 85

1 p.m. – Mostly sunny and 85

2 p.m. – Mostly sunny and 88

3 p.m. - Scattered clouds and 88

4 p.m. – Partly cloudy and 87

5 p.m. - Scattered clouds and 86

6 p.m. – Sunny and 83

7 p.m. – Sunny and 80

8 p.m. – Clear and 76

9 p.m. – Clear and 73

10 p.m. – Clear and 71

11 p.m. – Clear and 69

Sunday, September 10

Another sunny day with a high near 88 with a low expected near 66.

Be sure to check out all the game-day action, analysis, and more with Tide 100.9, the Home of Alabama Sports.

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