The StormTrack 5 Weather Team presents Storm Alert: 2016 - a severe weather special designed to look back at the April 27th tornado outbreak and prepare you for the dangers of severe weather.
Meteorologist David Boyd explains the differences between a watch, warning and the outlooks you may see prior to severe weather.
A shift from El Niño to La Niña could result in a longer stretch of dry weather.
The StormTrack 5 weather team works hard to alert you days in advance of the potential of severe weather. But on the day of severe storms, how do you get weather alerts?
Sunburn doesn't have so much to do with temperature, as it does the angle of the sun.
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Ecuador on Saturday evening.
As is usual, Colorado State University has issued their annual hurricane forecast - and it looks to be a bit more active.
There's a reason why our meteorologists are wearing red ribbons on Tuesday.
Snow? Hail? Nope! We explain what graupel is and why some of us saw it on Thursday.
Any April freeze might get you thinking of the killer one in 2007.
It's not completely unheard of, but a few snowflakes are possible late Friday.
While we've certainly seen our fair share of early April light snow over the years, a huge snowstorm is pretty uncommon. But it has happened...
4 Tornadoes touched down in our region, part of a much larger outbreak which included at least 148 tornadoes.
March of 2016 was the driest on record. We researched what usually follows dry Marches, and the results are pretty eye-opening.
Meteorologist Ricky Matthews explains where the safest place to be is during a tornado if you're in your house, car or elsewhere.
Monday's lightning may be part of the reason for some greener grass and quicker plant growth.
The record rain in parts of the Deep South is hard to imagine. When you put it in perspective, it has a little more meaning - even to us.
Winter has finally handed over the baton to spring, meaning warmer temperatures this week.
A graduate student at ETSU is providing some vital tornado research for the southeast and our region.
Severe weather doesn't always mean tornadoes, hail and strong winds. Sometimes, it comes in the form of heavy rains and flooding.
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.
David grew up in east Tennessee 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.
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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