Patriots, Snowstorm to greet 49ers Sunday night

The National Weather Service is forecasting a snowstorm for Foxboro on Sunday night.

Though too early for projections as to timing and accumulation totals, the agency is confident that the weather system will have an impact on Sunday night’s matchup between the New England Patriots and the visiting San Francisco 49ers.

The game starts at 8:20pm at Gillette Stadium.

Snow at Gillette Stadium can be imposing and intimidating for visiting teams.

Hourly projections forecast a mix of rain and snow throughout the day, with the chance for accumulations increasing after sundown.

With San Francisco prepared to start 2nd year quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and inclimate weather could have a big impact on the 49ers Read Option offense as footing could be at a premium.

Stay tuned for updates and any watches or warnings issued as we approach Sunday.

Topics: New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers

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  • Ray Beane

    Welcome to New England in December!!

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