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Hawkeye Football: Your Gameday Forecast for Iowa vs. Illinois

One often overlooked aspect of college football game day is the impact weather can have. No, we’re not just talking about how it impacts playing conditions, but also road conditions (this is Iowa, after all, there is bound to be snow in November - but definitely not on 11/23) and perhaps most importantly, tailgating conditions.

Each week we’ll be updating you on the forecast for game day so you can plan your day accordingly.

The Hawkeyes host a spunky Illinois team this Saturday. After winning just four games last season and one of the losses being 63-0 to Iowa, this year the Fighting Illini are already bowl eligible and fighting with Iowa for third place in the Big Ten West.