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:

SR 96 closed due to rockslide

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Ore.— According to Cal Trans District 2, State Route 96 just 4 miles west of Happy Camp is closed. Officials say yesterday afternoon a mud and rock slide came down closing traffic in both directions. There’s no estimate on when …

Emergency warming shelters open in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore.— A winter weather storm is forcing emergency warming shelters to open in Ashland this week. According to the non-profit, Jobs with Justice, the current warming shelter in Ashland houses 45 people, which means roughly the same amount of people are …

Holiday haunt opening this weekend

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s the last weekend before Christmas and if you’re still looking for Holiday festivity, the Randall Theatre Company has you covered. This weekend the company is putting on its very first Slay Ride Holiday Haunt. Robin Downward, artistic director, …

A sweet pup returns to forever home

YREKA, Calif. — It’s a heartwarming story of a dog who finds his forever home after being rescued, but it’s not exactly what you think. Brutis is a spunky, playful old pup who seems to have been that way his whole life …

Christmas lights go up on Greystone Court

MEDFORD, Ore. — Christmas is less than a month away and people on Greystone court in Medford have already put out the decorations for the season. The cul-de-sac has been a popular street for viewing Christmas lights for years. “I think these …