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Cuddle Alert for Valentine's Day Weekend

A cold blast of air leaves the eastern half of the US cuddled together this Valentine's Day weekend, including our area.

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Got Lotion? Driest air of the season (so far) has moved in

Some of the coldest and driest air of the season has moved in these past few days.

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Elevation once again proves crucial in snow totals

While parts of the area saw snow, some saw more than others.  We took the journey uphill, to show some of the snow total changes.

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Snow on the ground can leave you squinty-eyed and sunburnt

Freshly fallen snow and Thursday's sunlight will make for a very bright mixture.  We break down the science behind that brightness.

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Arctic air and gusty winds making for a chilly combination

Wind Chill Advisories are in effect for some of our higher elevations through Thursday.

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Radar beam shooting above the snow can make things tough

It's a common issue, especially around here, but radar technology isn't always the most useful tool when it comes to snow.

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Less snow can sometimes mean more road trouble

The bigger numbers don't always mean bigger impacts 

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Answering viewer questions about winter weather and health

The winter weather often takes a toll on our health.  We answer some questions with regards to that.

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Answering your questions about winter weather

We received two special questions about winter weather, and decided to take the time to answer them for you.

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The math behind snow forecasting explained

Snow forecasting is very tough, and actually involves a lot of math.

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Snow showers through Wednesday are hit or miss

Like a thunderstorm in the summer, scattered snow showers are tough to nail down.

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Winter Weather and Snow Expected Monday-Wednesday

Another winter storm will impact our region Monday through Wednesday - February 2016

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High winds a common theme in part of Greene County

When the winds pick up, some folks in Greene County feel it stronger than most of us.

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Bitter cold to return next week

Just when you thought that winter was letting up, it shows its face again next week.

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Heavy rain and high wind gusts likely on Wednesday

A spring-like start to February results in a chance of a few thunderstorms Wednesday morning.  

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Jan 22nd-23rd, 2016 Winter Storm: Event Review

A major winter storm blanketed our region with snow and ice in mid January 2016. Parts of the region picked up over a foot of snow! 

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More snow to come area-wide Friday night into Saturday

More snow to come Friday night and Saturday, but there's a difference this time.  

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Winter storm brings a mixed bag to the Tri-Cities

After round one of significant snow across the area, round two is right behind it.

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Bitter cold Monday and Tuesday...then what?

The coldest air since late February is expected Monday and Tuesday.  

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Sun Pillars at Sunrise

Tuesday Morning's sunrise provided some atmospheric optics for us to enjoy! 

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StormTrack 5 Team

Dave Dierks

The Tri-Cities has been home for Dave for more than 25 years. For more than two decades, he has been honing his skills on what he deems "a very challenging" part of the country to forecast the weather.

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David Boyd

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

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Chris Michaels

Chris Michaels is the weekend evening 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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Ricky Matthews

Ricky Matthews is the weekend morning meteorologist at News 5 WCYB. Ricky is also an avid pilot, having learned from his grandfather.

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