Kansas City still prepared for Chiefs-Dolphins playoff game despite freezing temps, mayor says
The Bills-Steelers game was pushed to Monday because of wicked weather in New York
The playoff game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Miami Dolphins is set to be played at Arrowhead Stadium despite temperatures expected to dip below zero on Saturday night, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas wrote on social media.
After the game between the Buffalo Bills and Pittsburgh Steelers was moved to Monday evening, Lucas responded to calls that the Chiefs-Dolphins game should be rescheduled, too
The National Weather Service said Kansas City, Missouri was expected to experience “dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills” throughout the day and into the night. By 7 p.m. CT, temps were expected to plunge down to -2 degrees with a wind chill around -24.
“Having spent several winters in New York State, I respect the need for emergency crews and first responders to be prepared for winter storm events,” Lucas wrote on X. “I hope all in Buffalo, Western New York, and surrounds are safe this weekend.