Drought conditions are exceptional out west, but we have to keep an eye on that at home as well. Luckily, we have a way to do so now.
One year later, the confusion related to precipitation forecasts still exists.
Aside from baseball-sized hail falling in Oklahoma on Saturday, 41 actual baseballs were launched into the sky and over the fence in Major League Baseball.
Each year at this time, we receive multiple pictures of rainbows following our usual late afternoon thundershowers. The small-scale science behind a gift so grand happens to be pretty interesting.
Mother's Day Weekend featured a little bit of everything as far as weather goes, and we were a part of the action as well.
The Atlantic hurricane season doesn't begin until June 1, but some forecast models are hinting at an interesting coastal low later this week.
Four years ago, close to 200 tornadoes ripped through parts of the southeast in just one day. Our area was subject to eleven of those.
An annual event, the Lyrid Meteor Shower is set to peak Thursday morning, April the 23rd.
It's an exciting time for the StormTrack 5 Weather Team, as we debut our new look. Chris Michaels explains what this means for you.
Rather than dealing with cold and snow threats for the spring race in Bristol, the focus in weather for the big event turns to warm air and storm threats.
We've made it through the first week of April, but with rain gear needed for a large part of it.
After a little bit of research for the area, it turns out that maybe the tables have turned when it comes to April showers and May flowers.
The saying has stood true for our area, but for other parts of the country...not so much. Here's a look in the rear view at the weather in March of 2015.
The International Space Station will be visible over our area for five to seven minutes early Tuesday morning.
Meteorologist Chris Michaels recaps the winter that got a slow start, but sprinted with ferocity to the finish line.
The StormTrack 5 weather team and the Sullivan County Emergency Management Agency are partnering this year to encourage those interested in attending the Storm Spotter Training Class.
After three rounds of brutal winter weather, we await the arrival of a fourth snow storm in the span of just nine days.
If there is such a saying as the quiet before the storm, the aftermath of our winter storm is a bit noisy.
It's been a fairly inactive winter for most parts of the area, but that's all about to change. Chris Michaels breaks it all down in this week's weather blog.
Keep your eyes to the sky tonight! Between Jupiter shining brightly, a full moon and the ISS flyover, there's a lot to look forward to!
The Tri-Cities has been home for Dave for more than 25 years.
David grew up in Knoxville and has always had a love for weather.
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.
If it’s the unofficial start of summer, shouldn’t we be swimming? At least two local pools will be opening this weekend.
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