Good thing the game will be indoors.

By Jamie Ducharme
Updated: February 05, 2018
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With brutally cold temperatures projected for Sunday, fans and players should be thankful this year's Super Bowl will be held indoors.

The most recent forecast for Minneapolis, Minn., where Super Bowl LII will be held, says Saturday snow will give way to partly cloudy skies on Sunday, with a high of just 6 degrees and a low of -1 degree, according to the Weather Channel. The real feel will be more like -5 to -8 degrees, according to AccuWeather. All told, the 2018 contest is set to be the coldest Super Bowl game time temperature on record, the Weather Channel tweeted.

The silver lining: The game's venue, U.S. Bank Stadium, is completely enclosed, shielding the New England Patriots, the Philadelphia Eagles and their fans from the extreme cold. 

Revelers in the teams' home cities, however, may be in for some less-than-ideal celebrating conditions. Weather Channel forecasts say both Philadelphia and Boston can expect rain and temperatures in the low 40s on Sunday.

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