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Global Climate Change: The Basics

President Obama is laying out plans to limit emissions in the U.S., bringing climate change into the spotlight on the political and scientific stage.

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Once In A Blue Moon

We always hear and use the saying, 'Once in a blue moon," but it turns out the actual blue moon is this week!

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Severe Weather Outbreak - July 27, 2014

A year ago Monday, our area was subject to severe weather.  We look back at that event in the weather blog.

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Social Mediarology

Facebook and Twitter are great when it comes to communicating the weather, but they have their limitations.

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Pluto Flyby: Putting It In Perspective

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 was a historic day for space travel and exploration.  It seems even more amazing once put into a local perspective.

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Severe Weather: How to Stay Safe

What should you do to stay safe when severe thunderstorms approach? The StormTrack 5 Weather Team has some safety tips. 

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Woof Woof - The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of summer are said to be the hottest days.  In the Tri-Cities, they really are!

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Smoke on the Water

Smoke from wildfires may actually have an impact on how much rain falls, and in some cases can lead to drought conditions.

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Why Does the Moon Look Orange?

A few pictures have surfaced of the orange/red tint to the moon and sun the last day or so, but it's not because of an eclipse.

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How to Take a Good Weather Photo

How to take a good weather photo and have the best chance of getting it on TV!

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Fireball Seen in the Sky Last Night

A fireball in the sky last night! What was it? Meteorologist Ricky Matthews has some ideas... 

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How Lightning Forms

Lighting Awareness Week- The Numbers

As part of Lightning Safety Awareness Week, Meteorologist Ricky Matthews presents facts and figures about lightning

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Local golf course on par with lightning safety

The week of June 21-27 is national Lightning Safety Awareness Week.  One golf course in our area practices lightning safety all year round. 

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Tell Me About It, Scud

It may not be greased lightning, but scud clouds are still a very interesting phenomenon.

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Gulf Storm Approaching Water-logged Texas

Named or not, the storm in the Gulf could prove dangerous for parts of the Texas coast.

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Heat On Outside - A/C On Inside

90s in June isn't out of the ordinary, but other parts of the southeast may face triple digit heat the next few days.

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Severe Weather Potential: Monday, June 8th

A storm system moving north of our area may be responsible for a few strong to severe storms Monday afternoon and night.

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Meteorologists: Dum Dums or LifeSavers?

On the same day, two articles were published with two completely different views on the value of a local meteorologist.

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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 Knoxville 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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Global Climate Change: The Basics

President Obama is laying out plans to limit emissions in the U.S., bringing climate change into the spotlight on the political and scientific stage.

MORE
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