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Updated NFL Weather for Week 1: Rain & Wind Expected for 49ers vs. Bears, More on Sunday Afternoon

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  • The NFL Week 1 weather report is showing a handful of Sunday games that could see both rain and notable wind this afternoon.
  • 49ers vs. Bears has the most notable NFL Week 1 weather, with wet and windy conditions in Sunday's forecast at Soldier Field in Chicago.
  • Below we detail the updated NFL Week 1 weather report, including which forecasts should worry sports bettors and fantasy football players.

When it’s hot and humid across the country in September, seeking out NFL weather reports may not be the biggest topic among fans, fantasy football players and bettors.

Still, wet and windy conditions can have an effect on games, even this early in the year, and that looks to be the case for Sunday’s NFL Week 1 matchups.

Using the latest forecasts via Sports Insights’ weather data, let’s break down the NFL weather report for Week 1, including which games could be played in wet or windy conditions.

NFL Week 1 games in domes or stadiums with retractable roofs have not been included below.

NFL Weather Report for Week 1

*Live NFL odds and weather data as of Sunday morning

NFL Weather Report: Take Note!

49ers vs. Bears Weather Report

1 p.m. ET | FOX

  • Spread: 49ers -6.5
  • Over/Under: 40.5
  • Temperature: 70-71 degrees
  • Rain: 57-65% chance
  • Wind: 8-10 mph

When it comes to NFL Week 1 weather, 49ers vs. Bears is easily the most notable of the slate.

Not only will winds be touching double-digits, but it is likely that rain does fall at some point during Sunday afternoon’s game as well.


Jaguars vs. Commanders Weather Report

1 p.m. ET | FOX

  • Spread: Commanders -3
  • Over/Under: 44
  • Temperature: 73-77 degrees
  • Rain: 46-61%
  • Wind: 8 mph

Rain is in the forecast for Jaguars vs. Commanders on Sunday, though the chances diminish as the game progresses.

For example, the chances of precipitation at noon ET sit at 61%, but that percentage drops to 46% by 3 p.m. ET.

NFL Weather Report: Continue to Monitor

Patriots vs. Dolphins Weather Report

1 p.m. ET | CBS

  • Spread: Dolphins -3.5
  • Over/Under: 46
  • Temperature: 90-97 degrees
  • Rain: 2-3%
  • Wind: 9 mph

As of the time of writing, the latest Patriots vs. Dolphins weather forecast looks good, but the wind is right on the line of where breezes can affect play on the field.

Should the strength of the winds increase between now and kickoff, the Patriots vs. Dolphins forecast would become one of the most noteworthy of Sunday’s NFL Week 1 games.


Giants vs. Titans Weather Report

4:25 p.m. ET | FOX

  • Spread: Titans -5.5
  • Over/Under: 44
  • Temperature: 76-78 degrees
  • Rain: 15-21%
  • Wind: 6-8 mph

As of Sunday morning, the weather forecast for Giants vs. Titans seems to be in decent shape.

However, the combination of an increasing chance of rain throughout Sunday afternoon and evening make this a forecast to monitor.

NFL Weather Report: All Clear

Ravens vs. Jets Weather Report

1 p.m. ET | CBS

  • Spread: Ravens -6.5
  • Over/Under: 44
  • Temperature: 73-77 degrees
  • Rain: 9-18%
  • Wind: 5 mph

Browns vs. Panthers Weather Report

1 p.m. ET | CBS

  • Spread: Panthers -0.5
  • Over/Under: 42
  • Temperature: 77-81 degrees
  • Rain: 11-20%
  • Wind: 5-6 mph

Steelers vs. Bengals Weather Report

1 p.m. ET | CBS

  • Spread: Bengals -7
  • Over/Under: 44.5
  • Temperature: 73-77 degrees
  • Rain: 11-24%
  • Wind: 4-6 mph

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