NC State fans struggle to stay cool with midday game start
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NC State fans struggle to stay cool with midday game start

October 7, 2019


TODAY’S WEATHER PROMPTED THIS MORNING AT CARTER FINLEY STADIUM. BEFORE THIS IT WAS A LOT DIFFERENT. PEOPLE WERE DOING EVERYTHING TO KEEP COOL. NORTH CAROLINA STATE HAS A HE PLAN FOR FANS. WE WANT TO SEE HOW WELL IT WORKS. — HEAT PLAN. Reporter: UNDER A BLISTERING MIDDAY SUN WOLFPACK NATION PREPARED FOR THE GAME. AND SHADE WAS A PRECIOUS COMMODITY. I HAVE BEEN CLOCKED IN. I’M TRYING TO STAY AS COOL AS POSSIBLE BEFORE HAVE TO GO OUT IN THE SUN. Reporter: FOR SOME GETTING TO THE STADIUM CONTINUE TO MAKE WAITING TO CROSS TRINITY ROAD. THE NEW TUNNEL HASN’T BEEN FINISHED YET. WE HAVE TO WAIT 5 TO 10 MINUTES TO CROSS THE ROAD. Reporter: MIDDAY HAVE SOME WORRY. — A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE BEEN OUT HERE NOT DRINKING WATER. Reporter: A MAN WITH HIS TWO- YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER PERCHED ON HIS SHOULDERS. HOW ARE YOU GOING TO KEEP COOL? THEY PUT IN PROGRAMS AND COOLING FACILITIES. HOPEFULLY WE WILL TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF THAT. Reporter: THIS MIGHT NOT BE THERE BECAUSE FANS BUT THEY ARE THE MOST POPULAR. BECAUSE THEY KEEP YOU COOL. — THEY SPRAY YOU WITH STUFF. I LIKE THEM. TRUCK IT WASN’T JUST KIDS LOOKING FORWARD TO USING THE COOLING FACILITIES. WE HAVE FRIENDS THAT HAVE SWEATING DISORDERS. THEY WILL BE ABLE TO GO TO THE STATIONS AND GET HYDRATED. THEY HAVE COOLING AREAS. Reporter: EMPTY WATER BOTTLE AND SOME BLOCK SO SOMEBODY WAS PREPARED. OTHERS MAKE SURE THEY HAVE PLENTY OF FLUIDS.>WE PLANNED AHEAD AND BROUGHT OUR WATER. Reporter: THE ACTION ON THE FIELD WAS HOT. SO WERE THE FANS IN THE STANDS WHICH MEANT OTHER ACTIVITY HAD TO TAKE PLACE. THE SECOND MOST POPULAR SPOT IS THIS THE WATER COOLERS.

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