Updated NFL Weather Forecast for Jets vs. Bills: Expect Wind, Rain in Buffalo on Sunday Afternoon
Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images. Pictured: Heavy rain falls outside of Bills Stadium
|Date||Sunday, Jan. 9|
|Time||4:25 p.m. ET|
*Odds as of Sunday morning
The Bills and Patriots have identical 10-6 records heading into NFL Week 18, with Buffalo holding the tiebreaker over New England due to a a better record within the AFC East.
A win over the Jets on Sunday will clinch the division title for the Bills, so Josh Allen & Co. certainly have something to play for in this game.
Buffalo, which is expected to play its starters to secure the AFC East crown, is a massive 16.5-point favorite over New York, making the Bills the largest favorites of NFL Week 18.
While this “should” result in a relatively easy win for the Bills based on that spread, the Buffalo weather could end up being the story.
Below, we detail the updated Jets vs. Bills weather forecast, including how strong winds and rain in Buffalo could impact this matchup.
Jets vs. Bills NFL Weather Forecast
According to the latest Buffalo weather forecast, it’s going to be wet and extremely windy for Jets vs. Bills.
Rain is likely in the area this afternoon, which could eventually turn to snow at Highmark Stadium.
While there’s still a question of whether or not we see snow during the game in Buffalo, extremely breezy conditions seem to be a given.
Steady 21-25 mph winds are expected at Highmark Stadium, including the potential for gusts up to 34 mph.
Unsurprisingly, the Jets vs. Bills over/under has tanked from an opener of 45.5 to the current total of 40.5 at DraftKings Sportsbook.