Justin Stapleton

Author's details

Name: Justin Stapleton
Date registered: April 16, 2012

Biography

Justin Stapleton joined KEZI 9 News as Chief Meteorologist in March of 2009. He arrived in Western Oregon from WCBI-TV, in Columbus, Mississippi, where he was the morning meteorologist. Justin holds a Master’s degree in Geosciences from Mississippi State University and the AMS Seal of Approval. He is a full member of both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association. Originally from Dayton, Ohio, Justin also has a Masters degree in Psychology. Before moving into Meteorology, he worked in the mental health field assisting police departments in Maryland by providing on-site crisis intervention and training. Wanting to combine his passion for weather and helping others, he took the leap into Broadcast Meteorology and hasn’t looked back! Justin has two amazing daughters who are proud to call Western Oregon home. Feel free to contact Justin with a weather question, or just to say hi.

Latest posts

  1. Staying Dry For Easter — April 18, 2014
  2. Looking For A Dry Easter — April 17, 2014
  3. A Wet Thursday Ahead — April 16, 2014
  4. Light Showers Later Tonight — April 15, 2014
  5. Cooler, April Showers Back This Week — April 14, 2014

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  5. Icy & Cold All Weekend — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Staying Dry For Easter

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   All quiet tonight as we’re in between storms for the rest of our Friday evening forecast. Tonight, some high clouds moving through and lows falling into the low 40s. More rain is on the way for Saturday, but we may still see a nice looking Easter. Saturday will … Continue reading »

Looking For A Dry Easter

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   So how about this: Before today, we had only see .14″ of rain for the entire month. We picked up .40″ in 12 hours! A good dose of rain today as the cold front continues to move across the state tonight, it’ll bring a few hours of isolated … Continue reading »

A Wet Thursday Ahead

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Same story as last night, most of the rain that will try to fall will do so north of Western Oregon as a warm front approaches the Washington coastline. There’s a slight chance to see isolated showers after midnight, however, the main event for rain will be on … Continue reading »

Light Showers Later Tonight

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The first rain chances of the week are starting to move into the picture tonight as a warm front brings some light showers overnight. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain overall, but you might see some light lingering showers for your Wednesday morning commute. Lows … Continue reading »

Cooler, April Showers Back This Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Big night tonight for astronomy buffs as a full lunar eclipse will be on display tonight with the partial starting at 10:58p and the full eclipse at its max around 12:46am. The question will be how much break in the clouds will be for later tonight. The best … Continue reading »

Staying Sunny This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Another great finish to the week that has been super sunny overall, with clear skies on the table for tonight. Temps will fall back into the 50s quickly after sunset, so a light jacket may be needed. Winds will move back in off the ocean again so Saturday … Continue reading »

Looking Good Through The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Thursday’s finish should be a great one: Clear skies with temperatures falling quickly into the 50s tonight, settling down into the mid to upper 30s again for Friday morning. The airmass is very dry so we shouldn’t see more than just a wee bit of patchy fog overnight. … Continue reading »

Sunny, Sunny, and Sunny

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Quick moving showers were through before most of us even got out of bed this morning. Skies continue to clear tonight, allowing for a great shot of Mars which will still be very bright in the NE sky tonight. Mostly clear all the way until morning will also … Continue reading »

“Opposition” Puts Mars In The Spotlight

EUGENE, Ore.– Tonight the Earth, Mars, and the Sun will all align in what is called the “Opposition.” This is when all three celestial bodies are aligned in a row, making Mars appear up to ten times brighter than it usually is in the NE sky. You will be able to see Mars and its … Continue reading »

Quick Shower, Then Back To Sunny Skies

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The cold front is on the move tonight and will slowly bring isolated showers mainly in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday. Tonight, despite the clouds, Mars will be 10x brighter than any other star or planet in the sky, if you can get a break in the clouds, look … Continue reading »

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