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Bristol Race: March vs. April

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.

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April Showers Pouring Down

We've made it through the first week of April, but with rain gear needed for a large part of it.

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April Flowers Bring May Showers?

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.

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In Like A Lion, Out Like A Lamb

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.

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ISS Flying Over Tuesday Morning

The International Space Station will be visible over our area for five to seven minutes early Tuesday morning.

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Winter 2014-2015 Recap

Meteorologist Chris Michaels recaps the winter that got a slow start, but sprinted with ferocity to the finish line. 

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Storm spotter training comes to Northeast State

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.

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Enough Is Enough - sNOw More!

After three rounds of brutal winter weather, we await the arrival of a fourth snow storm in the span of just nine days.

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Arctic Blast To Follow Winter Storm

If there is such a saying as the quiet before the storm, the aftermath of our winter storm is a bit noisy.

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Acts One and Two of Cold Air

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.

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Keep Your Eye On Jupiter

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!

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The Groundhog Blog

As is tradition, Punxsutawney Phil stepped out to make his bold prediction on how much longer winter will last.

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Weather Blog: Super Bowl Edition

Super Bowl Weekend is essentially a holiday for some across the country, and the weather has a lot to do with planning for it (even if you aren't attending the game itself).

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The Coldest Day In The Tri-Cities

30 years ago, a cold outbreak like no other impacted northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia.  However, we weren't the only ones suffering the bitter cold.

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When Will It Snow???

It's been a while since we've seen a good widespread snow in the News 5 WCYB viewing area. 

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Near-Record Chill Zeroes In On Tri-Cities

High pressure diving down from the Yukon in northwestern Canada is causing quite a stir for parts of the U.S.

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A Year In Review: Weather In 2014

Meteorologist Chris Michaels takes you back through an active year in weather in the Tri-Cities area.

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Winter Arrives Sunday Night

As if we haven't had enough of a taste of winter, we officially kick-start the season Sunday night at 6:03.

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Self-Control: The Life of Freezing Rain

Some areas saw had a very short bout with freezing drizzle/rain on Tuesday night.

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Near Full Moon Dazzles Sky-Gazers

Looking up into the night sky on Sunday night, most of us saw the halo around the moon.  We explain just how that happens in this week's weather blog.

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Dave Dierks

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The Tri-Cities has been home for Dave for more than 25 years.

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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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Tonight's StormTrack 5 Forecast, April 17, 2015

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Chief Meteorologist Dave Dierks with your StormTrack 5 forecast

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