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. More Hot & Dry Weather On Tap — July 30, 2014
  2. Turning Hot Into The Weekend — July 25, 2014
  3. Summer Sizzle Is Back This Weekend — July 24, 2014
  4. Tracktown Tuesdays: An App For That — July 24, 2014
  5. July Heat Returns This Weekend — July 23, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Possible Funnel Cloud Hits Springfield — 5 comments
  2. Any Sign Of Sun For The Valley? — 2 comments
  3. From Snowy To Soggy — 1 comment
  4. Rain & Mountain Snow Are Back! — 1 comment
  5. Flirting With 90 on Thursday — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

More Hot & Dry Weather On Tap

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   We’re not seeing a lot of change in the forecast for the rest of the week, as both the high pressure ridge over the Great Basin in Utah and the low positioned in the Gulf of Alaska aren’t budging. That means get ready to see more morning clouds … Continue reading »

Turning Hot Into The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Clear tonight as highs reached into the upper 80s after a cool couple of days. Tonight, lows settle down into the mid 50s overnight under clear skies. Even though we might see a bit of morning clouds, most of the region will be full sunshine all day and the … Continue reading »

Summer Sizzle Is Back This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Clearing out tonight and cooling off again down into the low 50s for Friday morning. Once again, we’ll see some early AM cloud cover but I think it’ll break much faster tomorrow so expect highs to climb back into the 80s and then it’s back to the heat … Continue reading »

Tracktown Tuesdays: An App For That

EUGENE, Ore.-  With the emergence of smart phones, today’s runners have a slew of options from running apps that can track your mileage to ones that will not only provide a training plan but help you get in the proper nutrition, especially during race week. Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton finds out if indeed, there’s an … Continue reading »

July Heat Returns This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Day two of a very un-July like forecast brought showers and again, some thunderstorms, most of which were confined to the northern end of the valley. Officially, Eugene picked up about .21″ of rain today. That’s the most rain we’ve seen since June 27th of this year and … Continue reading »

Cooler, Showers Early This Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Nice to have a cooldown today with highs only getting into the mid 70s and low 80s, while the heat was pushed off to the SE end of the state. Tonight, we’ll go into the overnight hours with a little leftover cloud cover and a cooler night than … Continue reading »

Cooldown Is Still On For Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Last warm day today as many spots (including Eugene) topped 90 or close to it, but it still didn’t feel as nasty as the last couple of days. The cooler air is continue to invade heading into the weekend which will be a nice break from the heat … Continue reading »

Tracktown Tuesdays: Spirit Movers

EUGENE, Ore. — While many runners can finish the marathon in just a few hours, one group of spirited ladies will take much longer than that. But they are determined to finish, no matter how long it might take to cross the finish line. Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton introduces the Spirited Walkers.

Last Hot Day Tomorrow, Cooler Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Second scorcher in a row with highs topping 97 again in Eugene today! 90s up and down the I-5 today with 100+ in many spots across Southern and NE Oregon. Tonight, we won’t get much relief from the heat as a small system that WILL eventually start to … Continue reading »

Heat Advisory Is Back

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Heck of a way to start our Sunday as Mother Nature provided a natural alarm clock with thunderstorms firing off through midday. Lots of lightning strikes and small hail as the storms pushed through. Tonight, most of the storms will wind down and be confined to the mountains. … Continue reading »

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