Significant weather changes to affect Friday night football

Thursday afternoon's spring-like weather will soon be giving way to conditions more indicative of late October.

Those planning on attending high school football games on Friday evening should note the changes that are on the way and plan accordingly.

Warm clothing, rain gear and an umbrella would probably be a good idea for Friday night, according to the weather forecasts from

Here is a look at the expected weather conditions at the venues that Cherokee County and Southern Smith County teams will be playing at on Friday.


Jacksonville at Hallsville — A 60-percent chance of rain is expected at game time, with the winds out of the north, blowing at 10 miles per hour. Temperatures should be in the mid 50s.

Rusk vs. Brownsboro — A 40-percent chance of the wet stuff is predicted, with a northwest wind, blowing in a 10 m.p.h. expected at Eagle Stadium. The high should be in the mid 50s.

Troup at Alba-Golden — Expect a 50-percent chance of rain, a northwest wind blowing at about 10 miles per hour and a temperature in the mid 50s.

Alto at Cushing — Friday night in Cushing will bring a 40-percent chance of precipitation at game time and a northwest wind at 10 m.p.h. Look for temperatures to be in the high 50s in the pineywoods.

Brook Hill vs. McKinney Christian — In Bullard, there will be a 40-percent chance of showers, with the winds blowing at 10 m.p.h. from the northwest. The mercury should stay close to the 55 degree mark.



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