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Ask Todd: Actual temperature vs. ‘feels like’

Ask Todd: Actual temperature vs. ‘feels like’Mark Smallwood asks, "When you say "feels like" 28 yet the actual temp may be 35 does that mean pipes etc will freeze as if it is actually 28? Or does the "feel like" only apply to living things?"
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Ask Todd: Rings around the moon

Ask Todd: Rings around the moonKathy Davis Muse sent us a photo and asked, “Can you please tell me what this huge ring around the moon last night means?”
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Ask Todd: Rate of daylight changes

Ask Todd: Rate of daylight changesTina Bentrup asked, "As the days get shorter, I'm wondering: do they get shorter at the same rate (say 2 minutes per day), or incrementally (1 minute one day, 2 minutes the next day, etc.)? The same thing in the Spring, as the days get longer.”
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Ask Todd: Normal temperature

Ask Todd: Normal temperatureCarroll Cate wants to know how “normal temperature” is figured… is it the average, median or found some other way?
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Ask Todd: Earliest frost

Ask Todd: Earliest frostTeresa Willocks was wondering what the earliest frost in East Tennessee ever was.
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Ask Todd: Spider webs

Ask Todd: Spider websAlbert Waltman wants to know why spider webs are common on shrubs in the fall. Neal Denton joins us to help with the question.
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Ask Todd: Pressure’s impact on our bodies

Ask Todd: Pressure’s impact on our bodiesMelissa Harper says, “It seems like every time there is a low pressure system that moves through with storms I get a migraine. Could the weather be affecting me or am I just some sort of barometric anomaly? Also, I live in the mountains, does/can t
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Ask Todd: Fall begins

Ask Todd: Fall beginsJo Roe asks, "Who decided the time of day that fall begins? And what factors were used to make that calculation?"
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East Tennessee's fall color forecast

East Tennessee's fall color forecasthe first day of fall is just around the corner, and East Tennessee will soon burst into a canvas of reds, oranges and yellows.
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Ask Todd: Frizzy hair

Ask Todd: Frizzy hairKaitlyn Dople asks, “What causes your hair to stick up when it's humid outside?" www.avedapurepro.com
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Ask Todd: Fall forecast

Ask Todd: Fall forecastTodd and NWS meteorologist Anthony Cavallucci look ahead to the upcoming fall season.
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Ask Todd: Leaves fall early

Ask Todd: Leaves fall earlySheryl Taylor says, “I was noticing back in June that the leaves were already starting to fall! Seemed excessively early, and ever since June they have been falling left and right...isn't it kind of early for that?"
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Ask Todd: Dew point and humidity

Ask Todd: Dew point and humidityTonja wants to know, "What is dew point? What is humidity? How do they affect our weather together/separately?"
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Ask Todd: Blue Jet Phenomenon

Ask Todd: Blue Jet PhenomenonWe Ask Todd this week about what can cause a blue jet in a thunderstorm – known as the “blue jet phenomenon”
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Ask Todd: Rare storms

Ask Todd: Rare stormsTodd explains why it is rare to have tornadoes in late July.
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Ask Todd: Cool, rainy weather in July

Ask Todd: Cool, rainy weather in JulyTodd talks about the cool, rainy weather we’ve been having and whether it’s been helping our rain deficit for the year.
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Ask Todd: Supermoon

Ask Todd: SupermoonTodd Howell explains what a supermoon is and when we’ll see one again.
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Ask Todd: How future radar works

Ask Todd: How future radar worksJerry Jaffe asks, “Can you explain how your future radar works. Upon what information is it based and how is the radar for the future generated?”
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Ask Todd: Heat brings better chance of storms

Ask Todd: Heat brings better chance of stormsAshley Fox asks, “How come we have a better chance of storms when the weather is HOT?"
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Ask Todd: Tornado activity

Ask Todd: Tornado activityTodd tackles two questions about tornadoes.
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Ask Todd: East Tennessee drought

Ask Todd: East Tennessee droughtAngie Winstead asks, "If we had a great surplus of rainfall from last year and a normal to above normal amounts of snow in the winter...then how can we be in a drought?"
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Ask Todd: Wedge tornado

Ask Todd: Wedge tornadoTyler asks, "What are the characteristics of a wedge tornado?" 5-12-14
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Ask Todd: Lake levels below normal

Ask Todd: Lake levels below normalTodd and David Bowling answer: Why are we seeing lower levels? And TVA is especially concered about Cherokee and Norris lakes. Why is that? 5-5-14
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Ask Todd: Weather tools at WBIR.com

Ask Todd: Weather tools at WBIR.comWe want to remind you about the tools on wbir.com to track the storm and how you can sign up for weather alerts. 4-28-14
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Ask Todd: Predicting temps

Ask Todd: Predicting tempsKevin Acres asks, "How do you forecast what the temperatures will be several days in advance?" 4-21-14
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Ask Todd: Planting tomatoes

Ask Todd: Planting tomatoesKim Gourley asks, "Is it ok to put tomato plants out now, or will we have another frost?" 4-14-14
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Ask Todd: Cold weather & plants

Ask Todd: Cold weather & plantsTodd Howell and Neal Denton answer viewer questions related to cold weather and its effects on plants. 4-7-14
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