Florida State-Miami game could be affected by another tropical storm

The rivalry game between Florida State and Miami has already been postponed once due to Hurricane Irma.

The matchup, rescheduled to Week 6, could be in jeopardy once again.

Wednesday, the National Weather Service announced that it is keeping tabs on a tropical depression that is likely to become Tropical Storm Nate, which could impact Tallahassee this weekend, according to Safid Deen of the Orlando Sentinel. 

At this point, however, meteorologists are uncertain which direction the storm will travel. According to the Sentinel, one model predicts the storm will impact the Florida panhandle, while others project it will veer closer to Louisiana.

“This far out, a couple of days away, there’s definitely a lot of uncertainty, so we don’t want to zero in on any one location,” Kelly Godsey, a meterologist for the National Weather Service in Tallahassee, said. “Really, anybody with interest in Florida all the way over to Louisiana needs to keep a close eye on this system.”

The matchup between Florida State and Miami was originally scheduled for Sept. 16, but due to Hurricane Irma’s impact on Florida the week prior, it was rescheduled to Saturday. Godsey said it is too early to forecast whether or not this storm could potentially impact the game.

“The key point here is you have a storm that is many miles away — we’re talking four of five days before it presents any impact to anywhere in the Gulf Coast — there’s always going to be a lot of uncertainty with that,” Godsey said.

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