Birthplace: Lincoln, IL
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Meteorology from Northern Illinois University
Current Position/Job Duties: Meteorologist
Previous Work Experience: Noon & 9pm Meteorologist-KTEN Sherman, TX for 1 year; Morning Meteorologist-WCCB Charlotte, NC for 6 years.
Joined NewsChannel 5: January 2014
Most Memorable Stories: One of my first school talks was with a class in Texas. When I asked if anyone had seen a tornado before, almost all the students raised their hands. I could not believe it. Right then, I realized the true magnitude of my job.
Role Model(s): My parents.
Favorite Sports Team(s): Carolina Panthers & NIU Huskies
Favorite Music: Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Mumford & Sons, Dave Matthews Band, Sara Bareillus, Michael Bublé, The Neighbourhood
Favorite Movie: We Bought a Zoo, Wreck-It Ralph, The Adjustment Bureau, The Campaign, The Heat, I Love You, Man
Favorite Program: Good Morning Cleveland ;), Everything on BRAVO!, Modern Family, NASHVILLE, Being Human
Favorite Book: Anything by Nora Roberts
Favorite Foods: Popcorn, Chips & Salsa, & French Fries
Family: 1 son Tyson
Pet(s): 2 Lhasa Apso Pups: Miko & Tanner
My passion: To be the very best wife, mother and meteorologist that I can be every single day.
Hobbies & Interests: Soaking up the Sun, Interior Decorating, Photography, Working Out & spending time with my husband & son!
Hidden Talent(s): Human Lie Detector...I love to figure people out!
Something most people don't know about me: I am allergic to Garlic & Coca-Cola.
What I like best about Northeast Ohio: the Beautiful Fluffy Lake Effect Snow & the friendly People of Northeast Ohio
You're most likely to see me around town at: Burger Joints & Target (I live an exciting life!)
On the weekends I love to: Spend time with my husband, Nic, and snuggle with my little man, Tyson.
Additional Info You Want People to Know about You: I love mornings! No caffeine required. Definitely helps when you are working a morning show. Before you head out the door, I look forward to greeting you with a smile and helping you to prepare for your day! I like to give personal forecasts, too...if you have a local event that needs a forecast, send it to me and I will post it to the web & social media to help get the word out & prepare your guests. (Tera.firstname.lastname@example.org, www.twitter.com/TeraBlake, and www.facebook.com/TeraBlakeWX) Make Today a Great Day!