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Rain Stays Out of Bowl Game Picture

Two of the venerable January college football bowl games are celebrating anniversaries this week as fans and tailgaters will enjoy tranquil weather along with the football.

"I don't see anything inclement at this point," Expert Senior Meteorologist Bernie Rayno said.

Sunny skies will flood over the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO on New Year's Day in Pasadena, Calif. The Stanford Cardinals make a return trip for the Pac-12 to Pasadena, this time to play Big Ten Conference representative Michigan State.

Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. ET. Game-time temperature will be near 70 degrees, Rayno said.

The other game celebrating an anniversary is the 80th Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans on Jan. 2.

There will be no worries about the weather for the game, which will be played in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Rayno said it will be mostly cloudy outside for revelers with temperatures slipping from the 60s and into the 50s. There is the chance of some rain for people hanging around in anticipation of the game. The game is slated to start at 8:30 p.m. ET.

Some clouds will be over the AT&T Cotton Bowl on Jan. 3 at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, but it will be rain-free, Rayno said.

Rayno said the game-time temperature will be 57 degrees.