While the wind will be a non-factor Saturday, there is a 51 percent chance of rain around halftime. With that may come thunderstorms, the forecast says.
The weather will be quite fine for tailgating, with temperatures in the mid-70s by 10 a.m. and a very minimal chance of rain.
The high of 85 degrees Fahrenheit and low of 66 is a smidgen higher than a typical Sept. 22 day in Winston-Salem, but pretty similar to what it felt like at this point last year.
Notre Dame has made just one previous trip to Winston-Salem. It was 44 degrees Fahrenheit at kickoff of an 8 p.m. Eastern game on Nov. 6, 2011, a game which the Tommy Rees-led Irish won, 24-17.
Groves Stadium, at 31,500 capacity, is the smallest among all Power 5 teams. At present, there is still up to 10 $95 seats available together in at least one part of the stadium.
Go Irish. Beat Demon Deacons.