On Wednesday morning, smack-dab in the middle of her report on some recent flooding in the region, Saxton found herself being approached by a shadowy figure emerging from the darkness. Breaking from her script, Saxton identifies the creature as a dog at first, but then second-guesses herself.
"I think it's a dog. I'm not sure," she said, trying her best to maintain composure, adding: "There's some sort of creature below me."
Here's video of that startling moment: