Heat, Smoke Bring Changes To High-School Football Games

Heat, Smoke Bring Changes To High-School Football Games
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OF DAYS AHEAD OF US. WE DO. STEVE LARGE IS LIVE FOR US TONIGHT, LAW FOR THAT. DESPITE THE HEAT FRIDAY NIGHT MEANS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL AND IN ORDER TO PLAY MANY TEAM HIS TO PUSH THEIR GAME TIMES. ONE MOVED IT TO ANOTHER CITY COMPLETELY. OUR METEOROLOGIST IS IN FOLSOM WHERE IT WAS 88 RIGHT NOW. BETTER THAN THE 109 WE WERE MEASURING ON THE CBS MOBILE WEATHER LAB THIS AFTERNOON. THE EXTREME HEAT WENT UP AND DOWN THE VALLEY AND ON THE FIELD. SEVERE HEAT CAUSING A CHANGE IN THE SCHEDULE AND FOR FOOTBALL TEAMS ACROSS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY. MORE IMPORTANTLY THE LOWER LEVELS, TOO. CHANGING IT ALL AROUND, FOR THE SAFETY. Reporter: 13 GAMES HAD THEIR START TIMES PUSHED BACK. IT IS SUPPOSED TO BE AT HOME. UPSET IT WAS MOVED. WE ARE COMING ON FULL FORCE. [CHEERS AND APPLAUSE] Reporter: THEY DO NOT HAVE FIELD LIGHTS SO THEY HAD TO PLAY THEIR HOME GAME AT FOLSOM FIELD. IT IS HOT OUT HERE. THE SMOKE IS REALLY, REALLY BAD. IT IS HOT, IT WILL BE 100 DEGREES DOWN TO SUNSET. FANS FEELING IT IN THE STANDS. IT IS JUST MISERABLE. NO BREEZE. JUST MISERABLE. I BROUGHT MY OWN BREEZE. [ LAUGHTER ] EVERYONE CAME PREPARED. I GOT MY FAN, I GOT MY WATER. I GOT A COOLING TOWEL FOR MY NECK. Reporter: THE INCREASED HEAT FROM THE ARTIFICIAL FIELD WAS A CONCERN. HOTTER ON TURF. ESPECIALLY BLUE TURF. CATCHES THE HEAT IN. DEFINITELY IMPACTED IT. Reporter: NO LACK OF PRECAUTIONS FOR THE PLAYERS. WE BROUGHT OUT MISTERS AND WE GIVE THEM WATER AND IT IS LIKE ICE AND CHILLED. Reporter: PLAYERS SAY THE CHANGE IN TIME HELPED. START, REALLY HOT. AT THE END, PERFECT TIME. REGULAR GAME. THE JV GAME, NOW, GOING, 41 NOW, A BIT OF A DIFFERENCE FOR THE SCORE. NOW, PEOPLE ARE HAPPIER BEING OUT HERE FOR FRIDAY FOOTBALL. YOU CAN FEEL IT COMPARED TO WHAT WE WERE SEEING PRETTY MUCH EARLIER. THAT IS FOR SURE. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. YOU CAN STAY INFORMED WHEN THE WEATHER CHANGES ON THE WEATHER APP AND THE RADAR,

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