K-State Football game against Missouri delayed due to lightning

If you’re attending the Kansas State vs. Missouri football game inside Bill Snyder Family Stadium, plan accordingly. It’s going to rain in Manhattan, Kansas.

The Wildcats and Tigers kick off at 11:15 am CT. The rain has already started in the area and it looks like it will continue throughout the match.

Here’s a look at Saturday’s forecast for Manhattan and what to know if you’re trying to bring an umbrella inside the stadium.

Kansas State vs. Missouri football game kickoff delayed

K-State’s game against former rival Missouri will not start at the originally scheduled 11 a.m. Central time. Lightning in the vicinity of Bill Snyder Family Stadium delayed the start by approximately 15 minutes.

Weather in Manhattan, Kansas for the K-State football game

Manhattan, Kansas is forecast to have an 85% chance of rain at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday, according to the Accuweather website. The temperature is projected at 64 degrees and 10 mph winds are forecast from the northeast, with gusts to 15 mph expected.

Accuweather says there is an 85% chance of rain between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. CT, before it drops to 71% at 2 p.m. and 49% at 3 p.m. .

Plus:How to watch the Kansas State vs. Missouri football game on Saturday

Does Bill Snyder Family Stadium allow umbrellas?


According to the Kansas State athletics website, umbrellas are among the items prohibited for games at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Fans are encouraged to bring suitable rain gear, such as ponchos, in case the weather is not ideal. Kansas State policy states that fans are responsible for umbrellas if they are left at the gates.

What else is banned from Kansas State football games?

Kansas state football policy states that alcoholic beverages and controlled substances, bags that do not comply with the clear bag policy, firearms and explosives, food and beverages, noisemakers, backs of chairs over 18 inches wide, large flags, oversized strollers, and live animals, among other things, are prohibited. Head over to the Kansas State website for a full list of what’s not allowed inside Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

Plus:Kansas State football players eager to reignite football rivalry with former Big 12 foe Missouri

What time is the Kansas State vs. Missouri football game?

Kansas State kicks off against Missouri at 11 a.m. CT from inside Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Fans can also watch the game on ESPN or stream using the Watch ESPN app.

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Adam Hensley is a digital producer for the USA Today Network. You can follow him on Twitter @A_Hens83 or contact him at

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