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Check out the snowy conditions at Arrowhead Stadium ahead of Saturday’s game

Arrowhead Stadium cleared of snow for Chiefs vs Colts playoff game

The Kansas City Chiefs grounds crew clears the field of overnight snow before the start of Saturday's January 12, 2019 playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Arrowhead Stadium.
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The Kansas City Chiefs grounds crew clears the field of overnight snow before the start of Saturday's January 12, 2019 playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Arrowhead Stadium.

Pity the poor children of Kansas City. The snow that has blanketed the city has come on a Saturday, so they won’t miss a day of school.

The NFL, of course, won’t cancel a game because of the snow, so crews were working at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday in preparation for the AFC divisional playoff game between the Chiefs and Colts.

Media members had already descended on Arrowhead in the early hours of Saturday and they shared photos and videos of the scene of Saturday’s game.

Take a look:

Crews were beating the seats with rubber hoses, James Palmer and Stacey Dales of the NFL Network reported:

As you can see from the video, the tarp is on the field at Arrowhead as expected.

KCTV-5 shared this photo of clean seats, but that was before the next round of snow was due to come through:

Here is a photo and a video from an Indianapolis reporter in KC:

Update: The Star’s Brooke Pryor and Dan Molloy of KOLR (Ch. 10) in Springfield shared these from the pressbox:

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From covering the World Series to the World Cup, Pete has done a little bit of everything since joining The Star in 1997. He writes about baseball and has a quirky blog that augments The Star’s coverage of area teams.

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