KNOXVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 7: A Tennessee Volunteer holds up his helmet in the team huddle before the NCAA football game against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders at Neyland Stadium on September 7, 2002 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Tennessee won 26-3. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)It’s been a day full of weather delays in the college football world. Tennessee and West Virginia are now joining the list.The Volunteers and the Mountaineers, playing in Charlotte, are in a weather delay due to storms. Lightning has been spotted in the area. This means at least a 30-minute delay until the skies clear.West Virginia is currently leading Tennessee, 23-17, at halftime.Halftime in Charlotte.#BelkKickoff // #PoweredByTheT pic.twitter.com/7CY52YHUqk— Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) September 1, 2018The Athletic’s David Ubben estimates that the game could resume at 5:45 p.m. E.T., but that seems ambitious.“Tennessee-WVU is scheduled to resume at 5:45 ET. But more lightning would obviously push that back. My guess is 5:45 is ambitious, to say the least,” he tweets.Tennessee-WVU is scheduled to resume at 5:45 ET. But more lightning would obviously push that back. My guess is 5:45 is ambitious, to say the least.— David Ubben (@davidubben) September 1, 2018The game, hosted by the Belk Bowl, tweeted the following update:“WE HAVE GONE INTO A WEATHER DELAY DUE TO LIGHTNING IN THE AREA. WE KNEW THIS GAME WAS TOO ELECTRIC. GET IT?”WE HAVE GONE INTO A WEATHER DELAY DUE TO LIGHTNING IN THE AREA.WE KNEW THIS GAME WAS TOO ELECTRIC.GET IT?— BELK COLLEGE KICKOFF (@belkbowl) September 1, 2018West Virginia is up, 13-7, at halftime. The game is being played on CBS.Stay tuned for more Tennessee-West Virginia weather delay updates. This could be a while, unfortunately.
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