Severe weather threat looming ahead of TCU-Kansas game on Saturday

It was just one week ago that TCU football encountered multiple weather delays at Kansas State. Mother nature could rear her ugly head once again on Saturday when the Horned Frogs host the Kansas Jayhawks.

As of Friday, Fort Worth weather forecasts called for a 90 percent chance of rain at some point Saturday evening, with severe thunderstorms possible in the area.

TCU and Kansas are set for kickoff at 7 p.m. CT from Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth. Hourly forecasts on Weather.com called for a 25 percent chance of rain at kickoff, but the chance of thunderstorms is at 50 percent as early as 8 p.m. CT.

The highest chance of thunderstorms at any point is 85 percent is from 11 p.m. to midnight — with the storm system expected to linger in the area until the pre-dawn hours of Sunday.

TCU has not experienced a mid-game weather delay at home since facing Texas in October 2013. The Longhorns defeated the Horned Frogs 30-7 after severe weather interrupted the game for several hours.

In November 2015, the kickoff for the TCU-Baylor game was delayed due to lightning in the area during pregame activities.

As North Texans know, weather forecasts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area can change drastically in the blink of an eye. But TCU fans best be prepared for some weather when they head over to the stadium on Saturday.

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