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2014-2015 NOAA Winter Temperature Outlook

2014-2015 NOAA Winter Temperature Outlook

NOAA Winter Outlook Released

NOAA's Climate Prediction Center released their 2014-2015 Winter Outlook Thursday. There are some subtle clues as to how this winter will shape up.

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Severe Weather Potential: Tuesday, October 14th

We continue to track a line of severe storms that will move into our area come Tuesday.  Main impacts at the moment look to be high winds and flooding.

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Tornadoes From Tuesday

In an odd weather setup, Tuesday's weather prompted 28 tornado warnings in the state of Kentucky alone!

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Spectacular Show In Space

Our second in a series of four total lunar eclipses is poised to put on a show in the sky this Wednesday morning. 

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The Fog Blog

It's something that's so common in this area, but there's a lot of things that need to happen in order to have a foggy start to your day.

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A Change of Seasons

For many of us, the heat and humidity of summer gets tiring.  When fall arrives, we rejoice in its arrival for many reasons.  One reason is the leaves changing.

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Weather & Your Health: Part Two

Prostate cancer can claim many lives, and some scientists say there may be some linkage between it and the weather.

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Weather & Your Health: Part One

We hear it pretty often.  "I can tell when it's going to rain, because I feel all achy."  Just why does that happen?

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From Fireworks to Fireplaces

The recent heat and humidity has left us craving a change in seasons, and luckily one is quickly approaching.  Just how low do we go by New Year's?

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For Every Fog In August...

There's a piece of weather folklore that for every fog in August, comes a snow in the winter.  Is there any meteorological reasoning behind this, or is it just for fun?

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The Farmers' Almanac: Fact or Fiction

The Farmers' Almanac weather predictions are always highly sought after, but is the trust in them based on data or something else?

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Where Were You When Katrina Hit?

Hurricane Katrina was a storm for the ages, but is nothing to root for for weather enthusiasts.

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It's Bristol Baby (But It Doesn't Feel Like It)!

Leading up to now, it has been quite a cool August.  It is race week, and most are hoping for summer to return!

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Autumn in August

The past few days have featured quite an odd weather setup, one that we've seen a few times already this summer, but don't usually see until Autumn rolls around.

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Severe Weather Recap: From Our Perspective

Yesterday's extreme weather brings about the opportunity to recap and to look forward towards future events. 

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UPDATE: Severe weather likely this afternoon and evening

Severe weather is likely throughout the afternoon and evening.  Read this blog post for details.

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UPDATE: Severe Weather Likely Sunday Afternoon-Evening

Severe weather is likely throughout the afternoon and evening.  Read this blog post for details. 

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The Thunderstorm Cookbook: Sunday 7-27-14

With some strong to possibly severe storms forecast Sunday, here's what's causing them and how to be weather aware.

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Who Turned On the A/C?!

After a recent cool snap, it feels good to be back in July mode.

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For the Record Books!

The past two days have been oddly cold, and oddly wet given what we've seen so far this year. 

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StormTrack 5 Team

Dave Dierks

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The Tri-Cities has been home for Dave for more than 25 years.

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Donnie Cox

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Donnie is a Tennessean having grown up near Cookeville in the Upper Cumberland. Prior to coming to the Tri-Cities, he spent 20 years at the CBS affiliate station in Nashville.

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David Boyd

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David grew up in Knoxville and has always had a love for weather.

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Chris Michaels

Chris Michaels

Chris Michaels is the weekend morning meteorologist at News 5 WCYB. Chris comes to us from North Carolina State University, where he got his degree in Meteorology.

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