Philly Snow Bowl: Snow Slams Philadelphia Eagles-Detroit Lions Game Amid Winter Storm Warning

December 8, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Blizzard-like snow was dumping on the Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions game on Sunday.

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for southeastern Pennsylvania.

Around 3 to 6 inches of snow and sleet is expected to fall.

Visibility was also expected to be low–1/2 a mile at times.

At Lincoln Financial stadium in Philadelphia, the field was covered with several inches of snow and showed no signs of letting up.

“Snow will overspread the area into the early afternoon hours and it may become heavy for a time. The snow will mix with sleet during the evening from southeast to northwest. Then change to rain during the overnight. There should some freezing rain for a brief time during the transition period this evening,” reads a Weather Service warning.

On Twitter, users started referring to the game as the #SnowBowl.

 

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