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Heading To Las Vegas Bowl? Here’s The Forecast For The Drive

Dec 21, 2023, 10:24 AM

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - OCTOBER 15: A general view shows the Las Vegas Strip outside the lanai doors at Allegiant Stadium behind the Al Davis Memorial Torch during the first quarter of a game between the New England Patriots and the Las Vegas Raiders on October 15, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Raiders defeated the Patriots 21-17. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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SALT LAKE CITY – If you are looking to watch Utah Football take on Northwestern in the Las Vegas Bowl, here is what you can expect on the trip.

The drive from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas is about six hours. Depending on when you leave, the trip shouldn’t see any complications.

KSL TVโ€™s Chief Meteorologist Kevin Eubank says that Utah will be greeted by warm and sunny weather in Las Vegas.

The Utes are playing Northwestern in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday and the weather is looking great. While the stadium is indoors, outside we will see mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the 60s.

For fans looking to attend the Las Vegas Bowl, Eubank went on to say that the trip to Nevada should be smooth sailing on Thursday and Friday.

However, fans leaving early on Saturday should be ready for some rain and snow.

Travelling to the game is looking good.ย  If you leave on Thursday or Friday, you will see partly cloudy skies and dry roads. If you are trying to get up early Saturday and race to Las Vegas before the game, you will encounter some rain and snow.

Utah Football Gets Warm, Las Vegas Welcome

Utah football made their arrival to Las Vegas on Monday night ahead of their bowl matchup with Northwestern later this week.

The Utes were given a warm welcome right off the plane that continued as they made their way to the team hotel.

Utah and Northwestern are set for a rematch of the 2018 Holiday Bowl on Saturday, December 23 at Allegient Stadium in the 32nd Las Vegas Bowl. Kickoff is 5:30 pm MT and can be viewed on ABC.

 

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Utah has made the trip to Las Vegas the past two seasons for the Pac-12 Conference Championship Game, but it has been a while since the Utes played in the LV Bowl. (2015 against BYU.)

โ€œWe are looking forward to playing in the SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl,โ€ Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham said a few weeks ago when the bowl was announced.โ€ We have a lot of respect for the Big Ten and Northwestern, and we are excited to start preparing for a great atmosphere in Allegiant Stadium.โ€

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Chandler Holt is a co-host for the Jazz Notes podcast and a Digital Sports Producer for KSLSports.com, specializing in all things basketball and football. Follow Chandler on Twitter @ChandlerHoltKSL or on Threads @chandlerho1t.

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