Forecast for American League Championship Series Game Five in Houston
[Minute Maid Park in Houston. From Eric Kilby via flickr CC by-sa-2.0]
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Game five of the American League Championship Series takes place tonight (Thursday) in Houston. The Boston Red Sox currently have a three to one lead over the Houston Astros in the best of seven series. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:09 p.m. CT from Minute Maid Park in Houston. With a chance for rain in the forecast, the roof will likely remained closed for tonight’s game. Temperatures will be in the middle 70s outside with a mostly cloudy sky and passing thunderstorms.
Today (Thursday) is a travel day as the National League Championship Series heads back to Milwaukee. For games six scheduled for Friday at 7:39 p.m. CT, temperatures will be in the 50s with passing clouds. Tthere is a chance for rain with a cold front passing through the region, so the roof at Miller Park will likely be closed.
For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels