Fine Mess Tailgate @ Camping World Bowl?

TexanMark

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4 of us are driving over from Tampa. Tell me what we need. We will definitely bring beer, cooler, ice...we can make food and bring with us as well. We are in Lot 1.
Check your PM Ron...beer, Publix platters are winners
 

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Check your PM Ron...beer, Publix platters are winners
Wife and I will be heading over from Tampa but probably not leaving until around 1:30ish. Gotta put in a half day.
 

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FYI. Forecast calling for PM rain on Friday. Let's keep an eye on this.
 

sufan4eva13

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The chance of rain per weather.com has gone down to 40%, and it’s been trending down. I’m hoping we can avoid rain! The days surrounding Friday are all dry so I’m hoping we will be good.
 

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The chance of rain per weather.com has gone down to 40%, and it’s been trending down. I’m hoping we can avoid rain! The days surrounding Friday are all dry so I’m hoping we will be good.
Don't even worry until 3 days out...too changeable.
 

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Most likely. Or somewhere close and will walk/uber over to the lot.
The shuttle drops you right off at Lot 1. Check out the shuttle thread for info
 

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Yeah, it’s said scattered thunderstorms all week, the percentage chance of storms is generally below 50% at most times and the days surrounding generally have low chance of rain. I’m thinking we will get some small, localized storms and mostly be okay. Still have four days for the forecast to change, hoping that it clears up!

The weather will be localized. The rain should not be a wash out
 

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Looking forward to tailgating in Lot 1. (17) of us coming over from Treasure Island/Tampa area.
Just confirming that Lot 1 will open at 10:00 am? The bowl website says lots open at noon.
Thanks and can't wait!!
 

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Looking forward to tailgating in Lot 1. (17) of us coming over from Treasure Island/Tampa area.
Just confirming that Lot 1 will open at 10:00 am? The bowl website says lots open at noon.
Thanks and can't wait!!
We are assuming Noon now...allow 2 hours travel time Mike from Treasure Island
 

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Thunderstorms back to 80%... PM not sure how late
Not sure where you are seeing that, the forecast I just looked at says 50% chance of rain between 5-7 PM, Nothing currently about T-storms.

Just found different forecast saying T-storm at 5PM. Bummer, hope it changes.
 
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I always go by the National Weather Service official forecast and don't pay any attention to Wunderground, Weather.com, Accuweather etc. They're always all over the place.

NWS has a 40% chance of showers (no mention of thunderstorms at all) at the moment and has for the last 2 days.
 

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Folks, I’ve been watching this forecast like a hawk for about a week. It has gone back and forth from 20% to 40% to 60% to 80% chance of rain and sometimes spots inbetween. Weather.com and Google don’t seem to know. We will probably have to wait for a clearer idea.
 

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Sitting in Seattle, land at 5. anything going on tonight?
 

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