Thursday, May 8, 2008

Rain, Of Course

The U.S. WNT has encountered rain at every stop on this three-game domestic tour and this morning there was a little spritzing during training, but nothing major. Tonight, the skies opened, thunder roared and lightning struck! Ok, so we heard a bit of thunder and it rained a bit harder. The rain is supposed to last through tomorrow morning and afternoon (and maybe evening), which should make the pre-game practice a bit wet, but hopefully it will clear up on game day. In Cary, N.C. for the first game against Australia, of course it rained and stormed so hard that the game was delayed for about an hour. In Birmingham, Ala., it rained on the morning of game day, but cleared up quickly and the weather was glorious for the match. The pitch at RFK is in fantastic condition, so it surely can absorb some rain, but it would be nice for the fans to have a clear day on Saturday in what will be the USA's last visit to the Eastern part of the United States before the 2008 Olympics.

2 comments:

~S said...

This will be our family's first WNT game, so please help us out -- what should we expect if it rains? do they ever cancel, do they delay for light rain, or do they pretty much play no matter what the weather? Also, if they cancel, where should we look to see that before we leave the house -- this blog? Thanks.

Natalie said...

I'm still hoping for a game in FL someday soon...they used to have quite a few games in Tampa in the old days. What made em change their minds?