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Weather Blog: Super Bowl Edition

Super Bowl Weekend is essentially a holiday for some across the country, and the weather has a lot to do with planning for it (even if you aren't attending the game itself).

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The Coldest Day In The Tri-Cities

30 years ago, a cold outbreak like no other impacted northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia.  However, we weren't the only ones suffering the bitter cold.

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When Will It Snow???

It's been a while since we've seen a good widespread snow in the News 5 WCYB viewing area. 

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Near-Record Chill Zeroes In On Tri-Cities

High pressure diving down from the Yukon in northwestern Canada is causing quite a stir for parts of the U.S.

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A Year In Review: Weather In 2014

Meteorologist Chris Michaels takes you back through an active year in weather in the Tri-Cities area.

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Winter Arrives Sunday Night

As if we haven't had enough of a taste of winter, we officially kick-start the season Sunday night at 6:03.

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Self-Control: The Life of Freezing Rain

Some areas saw had a very short bout with freezing drizzle/rain on Tuesday night.

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Near Full Moon Dazzles Sky-Gazers

Looking up into the night sky on Sunday night, most of us saw the halo around the moon.  We explain just how that happens in this week's weather blog.

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Novembrrr: One For the Record Books

After the wettest October on record, November took the stage for some records of its own. 

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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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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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