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Posted at 6:00 PM ET, 07/23/2008

UnitedCast: Third Time the Charm?

By Dan Stillman
United vs. Houston Dynamo
Tonight, 7:30 p.m., RFK Stadium
KickoffFinal WhistleWeatherChance of Rain
80F75FRainy; Severe?70%
Only twice in its history has a United home game been postponed (those soccer dudes play through almost anything). Both times have come this season, against the Houston Dynamo. The first attempt to play this game, on June 4, was suspended due to severe weather, and Take 2 bit the dust last night due to a power outage (not weather-related) at RFK. Rain is likely during tonight's third attempt. But will any storms be severe enough to stop play? Certainly not out of the question.

UnitedCast appears on the day of every United home game. Also, see our full forecast through the weekend.

By Dan Stillman  | July 23, 2008; 6:00 PM ET
Categories:  UnitedCast  
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Thanks for this. Dang, watery beer again...

Posted by: JkR | July 23, 2008 10:56 AM | Report abuse

Thank you!

Posted by: kris | July 23, 2008 11:11 AM | Report abuse

United...just United.


Posted by: !!!!!!!!! | July 23, 2008 11:24 AM | Report abuse

I can't wait to make the drive again from Baltimore!

Posted by: Dan | July 23, 2008 11:37 AM | Report abuse

The United play and win tonight! Bank it!

Posted by: PB | July 23, 2008 12:15 PM | Report abuse

Looks as though the game was postponed AGAIN--D.C. power failure not related to the weather!

Posted by: El Bombo | July 23, 2008 1:06 PM | Report abuse

The game was postponed yesterday to today. Pay attention.

Posted by: Zap | July 23, 2008 3:24 PM | Report abuse

I think I will start referring to "The Washington Post" as The "The Washington Post".


Posted by: Willardo DuPont | July 23, 2008 3:50 PM | Report abuse

As of 4pm not a speck of green on the radar.

I heard the heavy stuff wasn't supposed to come down until around 11.



Posted by: JayRockers! | July 23, 2008 4:15 PM | Report abuse

While this is a "nice touch" to get fans into the game, I think more accurate and up to date info would be needed to provide real value.

A forecast that is done 14+ hours before kickoff is a little ridiculous.

Posted by: Looking Dangerous | July 23, 2008 5:27 PM | Report abuse

Time stamp has been updated ... no changes necessary in forecast

Posted by: Capital Weather Gang | July 23, 2008 6:36 PM | Report abuse

I think I will begin referring to Mr. Stillman as "Nostradamus" . . .

Posted by: Crystal Ball | July 26, 2008 10:11 AM | Report abuse

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