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January 24, 2014

The Weather Channel Goes All Out with "Weather Bowl 2014” for Groundhog Day and The Big Game

Ultimate weather day includes a groundhog watch, alternative halftime show and special coverage of the first-ever outdoor, cold-weather Bowl

From groundhogs forecasting the upcoming season to football players battling in potentially  snowy and icy conditions, Sunday, February 2 promises to be the ultimate day in weather.

Tune in as The Weather Channel uncovers the science behind each groundhog’s prediction of more or fewer days of winter and the forecast that could determine who will win the nation’s football title. The festivities kick off Friday, Jan. 31 as The Weather Channel provides in-depth analysis across all screens of the weekend's ultimate player - the weather.

  • On The Weather Channel

Friday, Jan. 31, from 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET: “Weather Bowl 2014: The Ultimate Game Day Forecast,” a one-hour special live from MetLife Stadium. Join host Mike Bettes, along with Alex Wilson, as they provide quarter-by-quarter forecasts. Also get an in-depth analysis on how the historic weather and various climates that the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks have played in could potentially affect how they play in the big game.

Sunday, Feb. 2, from 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. ET: Will we see six more weeks of winter or an early spring? Will the reigning champ Punxsutawney Phil have the winning prediction, or will an up-and-comer steal his thunder? Join storm chaser Jim Cantore and and Jen Carfagno live from Punxsutawney, PA, as they cover “Super Groundhog Day.”

Sunday, Feb. 2, from 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET: Watch the “Weather Bowl 2014 Halftime Show” with host Paul Goodloe live from The Weather Channel studio in Atlanta, along with Weather’s expert team of meteorologists. The clock is ticking now - get a recap of how each team fared during the first half and the latest outlook for the second-half. Also get the latest championship celebration forecast for each team’s hometown with meteorologists Chris Warren live from Seattle and Kait Parker live from Denver.

  • On Social

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