Iowa, Georgia Tech play in record cold

Updated: January 5, 2010, 8:37 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- The FedEx Orange Bowl is chilled.

Tuesday night's matchup between Iowa and Georgia Tech is the coldest Orange Bowl ever, with the kickoff temperature 49 degrees and a northwest wind making it feel seven degrees cooler.

Forecasters at the National Weather Service say wind chills across South Florida will be in the 30s by game's end, part of the region's worst cold snap in a decade. Temperatures across the region have been about 20 degrees colder than normal for several days.

The previous Orange Bowl low was 57 degrees, set two years ago for the matchup between Kansas and Virginia Tech.


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