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Major College Football Program's Stadium Is Flooded Days Before Kickoff

Fans cheer as the Iowa Hawkeyes face the Iowa State Cyclones on September 10, 2016 at Kinnick Stadium.

IOWA CITY, IA - SEPTEMBER 10: Fans cheer as the Iowa Hawkeyes face the Iowa State Cyclones on September 10, 2016 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

The 2018 college football season is fast-approaching. While there were four games over the past weekend, Week 1 of the college football season officially kicks off on Thursday night.

With the a game just days away, storms rocked Kinnick Stadium, home to the Iowa Hawkeyes. The stadium received heavy rainfall and was flooded as a result.

The university appears to have the situation in hand, however.

"The Athletics Dept is aware of the water that covered the playing surface of Kinnick Stadium due to significant weather in the Iowa City area Tuesday evening. The field has now drained," the school said.

Here's a look at the stadium from earlier today.

It's a good sign that the majority of the water is already gone. The grounds crew will have a few days to get the field in order before the Hawkeyes host Northern Illinois on Saturday afternoon.

The game is scheduled for a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff.