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Weather Delay: Hall Of Fame Game Delayed Due To 'Severe Weather'

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Tonight, the NFL preseason officially gets underway in the annual Hall of Fame Game. Unfortunately, fans may have to wait longer than expected for kickoff. 

The Jaguars vs. Raiders Hall of Fame Game, originally scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on NBC, is officially in a weather delay. "Severe weather" is in the area, and fans have been told to "seek shelter immediately."

An unfortunate update to the start of the NFL preseason. Hopefully the weather clears soon. 

"Oh no: 'Severe weather' is approaching Canton, Ohio and fans are being told to seek shelter. #Raiders-#Jaguars might not start on time," said Ari Meirov.

It doesn't look too good out in Canton, Ohio. Thunderstorms are nearby, and the NFL doesn't want its players or fans in danger. 

It's currently unclear when the Raiders and Jaguars will get going, but typical weather delays range from 30 to 45 minutes, as long as the weather clears a bit. Expect the Hall of Fame Game to commence around 8:45 p.m. ET as long as the skies clear. 

Catch coverage on NBC.