2017 NFL Draft weather update: Forecast for the weekend in Philadelphia
The NFL draft kicks off Thursday night at the Philadelphia Museum of Art with the NFL Draft Experience on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. A hefty portion of it is outdoors, but according the Weather.com forecast, attendees will be fine leaving their rain jackets at home.
Here’s a look at the forecast for the next four days in Philadelphia.
The day will be partly cloudy with a high temperature of 79 during the day and a low of 62 at night. When the draft starts at 8 p.m., it’s expected to be mostly clear and 72 degrees. There’s a 10 percent chance of precipitation with winds out of the southeast at 11 mph. Humidity will be a little high at 71 percent.
Temperatures will rise Friday to a high of 84 with a low of 63 and partly cloudy skies. It’s forecasted to be 80 degrees and sunny when the first pick of the second round is made at 7 p.m. Humidity will be low at 57 percent with winds out of the west at 8 mph and 10 percent chance precipitation.
Day 3 of the draft will be the warmest of the weekend with a high of 86 and low of 61 and partly cloudy skies. Winds will be out of the west southwest at 12 mph and there’s a 10 percent chance of precipitation.
Sunday will also be partly cloudy with temperatures dropping to a high of 71 and low of 57. Winds are slated to be out of the south southwest at 20 mph. There’s a 10 percent chance of rain with 55 percent humidity.