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Rain likely to impact tailgaters at the Sugar Bowl on Monday

Forecast for the 2017 Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, Louisiana on Monday,  January 2 (Image: WHNT News 19)

Forecast for the 2017 Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, Louisiana on Monday, January 2 (Image: WHNT News 19)

NEW ORLEANS – The Auburn Tigers will face the Oklahoma Sooners on Monday, January 2, 2017 in the Sugar Bowl.

Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT at the Superdome in New Orleans.

Monday will be a wet day in the Big Easy. Rain is likely through the much of the morning and early afternoon. The rain is expected to begin winding down around sunset.

The game will be played indoors, so the rain will not impact the game, but the roads may be wet for fans traveling home late Monday night or early Tuesday morning.

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Have you downloaded the Live Alert 19 app? This free resource will come in handy early next week as you travel to and from New Orleans.

Live Alert 19 offers many great features, including the interactive radar which appears when you first open the app.

Be sure to change your location to New Orleans to ensure you are getting an accurate forecast and radar image.

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