Historic Storm During VT-Purdue Game Soaks Fans, Damages Scoreboard at Lane Stadium

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Fans at Saturday's football matchup between Virginia Tech and Purdue at Lane Stadium got more than they bargained for when heavy rains and hail fell on the venue, leaving the scoreboard damaged and the field flooded. 

 According to Cardinal News, three to five inches of rain fell in part of Blacksburg mostly inside of two hours. The storm included frequent cloud to ground lightening and hail, forcing a stoppage in play that lasted over five hours. 

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