Blakely McHugh

Blakely McHugh is a weather forecaster and reporter for NBC5 News. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Blakely is a native of San Diego, CA.

Blakely is excited to be in southern Oregon, a place that gets all the seasons and has similar temperatures to Arizona in the summer! When she’s not at work, you can find her relaxing at home watching TV and cuddling with her cat, Dallas. She also enjoys trying new places to eat and exploring the outdoors.

Blakely loves meeting new people so if you see her out and about, say “Hi!”

Blakely's most recent stories:

Talent businesses suffer from survivors guilt

TALENT, Ore.— More than 5 months after the Almeda Fire, some businesses that survived are going through survivor’s guilt. Co-owner and head chef of The Grotto Pizzeria, Anthony Mouyios, says getting back to work after the first few days of the September …

Annual Polar Plunge going virtual

SOUTHERN OREGON— The annual Southern Oregon Polar Plunge is going virtual this year. The Polar Plunge is the largest fundraising event in Oregon that benefits Special Olympics Oregon. Over the last few years, hundreds of people have jumped into freezing cold waters …

Klamath Falls students head back to class

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Students in all grades in the Klamath County School District went back to class on Monday. The district is bringing students back for hybrid learning. Half of the students in a school will come to class for two …