Rainy conditions at Seahawks-Saints game

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It was pouring in Seattle for hours leading up to the Seahawks-Saints game. The rain was coming down in sheets and sideways due to the gusting winds a couple hours before kickoff. The Weather Channel warned that strong winds, from 25-30 miles per hour, in Seattle might cause power outages in the city. New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees and his receivers couldn't have been thrilled to wake up to that weather, although it probably wasn't exciting for Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson either.
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Rain falls on the tarp-covered field before an AFC divisional NFL playoff football game between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Rain falls on the tarp-covered field before an AFC divisional NFL playoff football game between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014
Rain falls on the tarp-covered field before an AFC divisional NFL playoff football game between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
A groundskeeper walks in the rain across a tarp covering the field before an AFC divisional NFL playoff football game between the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
A groundskeeper walks in the rain across a tarp covering the field before an AFC divisional NFL playoff football game between the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014
A groundskeeper walks in the rain across a tarp covering the field before an AFC divisional NFL playoff football game between the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees warms up before an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees warms up before an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees warms up before an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
A television cameraman checks his equipment in the rain before an AFC divisional NFL playoff football game between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
A television cameraman checks his equipment in the rain before an AFC divisional NFL playoff football game between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014
A television cameraman checks his equipment in the rain before an AFC divisional NFL playoff football game between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Michelle Baker poses from the stands before the Seattle Seahawks take on the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Michelle Baker poses from the stands before the Seattle Seahawks take on the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Michelle Baker poses from the stands before the Seattle Seahawks take on the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
A general view of the field as heavy rain comes down before the Seattle Seahawks take on the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
A general view of the field as heavy rain comes down before the Seattle Seahawks take on the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
A general view of the field as heavy rain comes down before the Seattle Seahawks take on the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson warms up in the rain before an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson warms up in the rain before an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson warms up in the rain before an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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