When thunderstorms roll into the area of an NFL game, the game is suspended as players and fans retreat inside the stadium to seek shelter from the weather. But what happens when thunderstorms roll into a city trying to host the NFL Draft with an outdoor festival setting?
According to the National Weather Service, Nashville could face thunderstorms throughout the afternoon and evening on Thursday. Beginning at 1 p.m. CT and extending until 1 a.m. CT on Friday, forecasts list the possibility of thunderstorms ranging from likely to occasional.
So what happens should lightning begin to threaten the safety of personnel working and attending the draft on Thursday night? According to Mariah Timms of the Tennessean, the NFL says they have plans in place.
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