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It's Bristol Baby (But It Doesn't Feel Like It)!

Leading up to now, it has been quite a cool August.  It is race week, and most are hoping for summer to return!

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Autumn in August

The past few days have featured quite an odd weather setup, one that we've seen a few times already this summer, but don't usually see until Autumn rolls around.

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The Fog Blog

It's something that's so common in this area, but there's a lot of things that need to happen in order to have a foggy start to your day.

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Severe Weather Recap: From Our Perspective

Yesterday's extreme weather brings about the opportunity to recap and to look forward towards future events. 

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UPDATE: Severe weather likely this afternoon and evening

Severe weather is likely throughout the afternoon and evening.  Read this blog post for details.

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UPDATE: Severe Weather Likely Sunday Afternoon-Evening

Severe weather is likely throughout the afternoon and evening.  Read this blog post for details. 

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The Thunderstorm Cookbook: Sunday 7-27-14

With some strong to possibly severe storms forecast Sunday, here's what's causing them and how to be weather aware.

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Who Turned On the A/C?!

After a recent cool snap, it feels good to be back in July mode.

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For the Record Books!

The past two days have been oddly cold, and oddly wet given what we've seen so far this year. 

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#NOTPolarVortex?

It's a term that's been thrown around loosely, but should we be using it in this week's case?

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Change Needed at BMS?

Some striking data may lead to changes in the spring race schedule at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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From Fireworks to Fireplaces

This Saturday's early morning chill was nothing to joke about.  Some neared record lows, while some shattered the record books. 

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Arthur: The First of the Season

Arthur has officially reached Tropical Storm status off the coast of Florida.

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"Only A Slight Risk"

How a slight risk may not be enough warning to those in it.

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"80s and A Chance of Storms"

What is it about summer-time that prompts all of these pop-up thunderstorms?

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Below Average Tornado Season

On the whole, this year's tornado count is less than what we normally see countrywide.

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Summer Solstice

SUMMER IS HERE!

Even though it seems like we've been in summer for a while, today is the official start. 

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Playing the Percentages

The probability of precipitation forecast is often misinterpreted, but we're here to help clear the air a little bit.

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Rip Current

Rip Current Awareness Week

With many folks heading to the beach this summer, rip currents could pose a threat.

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Where This May Stands With The Rest

May flowers have been a bit hard to come by this year.  Some have been lucky this year, and others...not so much.

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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

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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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