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Notre Dame vs. NC State Second Half Delayed, “Voluntary Evacuation” Issued For Fans

The second half of the Notre Dame-NC State game has been delayed, and a "voluntary evacuation" has been put in place for fans.

If you've been paying attention, you know the weather at Carter-Finley Stadium has been abysmal all afternoon. Now, we have a Notre Dame-NC State delay at halftime.

There has also been a "voluntary evacuation" put in place for fans.

As you might expect when a game is played in a torrential downpour and swirling winds, the action during the first 30 minutes was sloppy. The two teams combined for three turnovers, each losing a fumble. NC State missed one field goal, but Wolfpack kicker Kyle Bambard also managed to sneak a 38-yard attempt over the crossbar for the game's only points.

Notre Dame's high-powered passing attack has been held to 38 yards. DeShone Kizer is just 6-of-14 with an interception, one week after throwing for 471 yards and three touchdowns in a 50-33 win over Syracuse.

This game is critical for both teams. NC State needs a win to get to 4-1 before getting into a hellacious part of its schedule. The Wolfpack play Clemson and Louisville on the road the next two weeks and also have upcoming games against ranked opponents Florida State, Miami and UNC.

Notre Dame, meanwhile, doesn't want to fall to 2-4. The Irish still have to play Miami, Stanford, USC and Virginia Tech, plus Army and Navy. If the Irish don't win today, they might not make a bowl game for the first time under Brian Kelly.

According to the Wolfpack football Twitter account, the Notre Dame-NC State delay is ending soon.

We'll keep you posted.