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Cold Turkey: Pre-Thanksgiving Weather Blog

It's only fitting to talk about snow around Thanksgiving, while going through the second coldest November on record.

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Historic Snowfall Off Lake Erie

Lake effect snowstorms are quite impressive.  This most recent (and ongoing) one is just that, but dangerous for some. 

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Weather & Your Health: Part Three

From 1999 to 2011, an average of 1,300 people die in the US from hypothermia.  Think ahead, and don't become a statistic.

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Arctic Blast: Round Two

This time last week, we were talking about a cold blast that would send sub-freezing temperatures our way.  History likes to repeat itself sometimes.

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Facts Vs. Hype

Over the recent days, there have been many fancy words and phrases used to describe cold weather.  We're here to tell you, "It's all okay!"

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Snowy In The South: A Recap

Saturday's storm system brought with it record snowfall totals and chill.  From its impressive dynamics to its aesthetic beauty to its statistical showiness, this is something to talk about.

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Winter Weather Blog

An impressive system is poised to move into the area late on Halloween into the first day of November. 

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Partial Solar Eclipse

Data and image from timeanddate.com.

Partial solar eclipse late Thursday

A partial solar eclipse will occur just before sunset Thursday.

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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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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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