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. Heavy Rain & Flood Watches This Weekend — December 19, 2014
  2. Wet & (Mtn.) Snowy Finish to Fall — December 17, 2014
  3. Quiet But Soggy Work Week — December 16, 2014
  4. More Showers Coming This Week — December 15, 2014
  5. Wet & Windy Round 2 Coming — December 10, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Possible Funnel Cloud Hits Springfield — 5 comments
  2. Any Sign Of Sun For The Valley? — 2 comments
  3. Flirting With 90 on Thursday — 1 comment
  4. Double Shot Of Winter Coming — 1 comment
  5. Tracktown Tuesdays: Finding The Fit — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Heavy Rain & Flood Watches This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Heavy rain at times tonight as an “atmospheric river” of ocean moistures is heading right for the Pacific Northwest for the next couple of days. That will have an impact on travel over the next couple of days, as many spots may see upwards of 2-4″, possibly up … Continue reading »

Wet & (Mtn.) Snowy Finish to Fall

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Occasional showers tonight as a smaller storm breaks up moving across Western Oregon, so expect some light rain at times early (mainly before midnight) if you’re headed out tonight. Showers will taper off for Thursday morning but there’s a stronger storm headed in our direction as we’ll see … Continue reading »

Quiet But Soggy Work Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Some light showers today and tonight (mainly just lots of fog in the valley) but we’ll see a little more rain activity pick up later tonight. Each day will carry a chance (some more than others) of seeing some light rain showers including tonight. Lows tonight will be … Continue reading »

More Showers Coming This Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   We say goodbye to the really wet and windy weather for most of this week, however, that doesn’t mean that we’ll get rid of the rain completely. Each day will carry a chance (some more than others) of seeing some light rain showers including tonight, with some occasional … Continue reading »

Wet & Windy Round 2 Coming

  Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Get ready for some wet and windy days midweek as a series of systems takes aim at the Pacific Northwest through Thursday. The first system is moving up into the mountains tonight and will keep a slight chance for a stray shower or two but that’s it. … Continue reading »

Wet and Windy Wednesday (Thursday Too)

  Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Get ready for some wet and windy days midweek as a series of systems takes aim at the Pacific Northwest through Thursday. Winds should get very strong late tonight and at times on Wednesday and Thursday. It’ll stay very mild tonight with overnight lows holding into the … Continue reading »

More Storms Coming

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The rain has all but ended tonight and in its place is some dense fog. Visibilities are around 2 miles or less across parts of the valley, better along the coast. There’s a lot of soggy ground out there tonight so even though we’re not adding any new … Continue reading »

More Wet (But Warmer) Weather

  Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Showers are back tonight with bands of rain moving northward from California. In addition, some warmer air is also moving in for the rest of the week and into the weekend. Lows tonight should hold in the low 40s. The same can’t be said for Central Oregon … Continue reading »

Slowly Warming Up This Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A quick batch of showers has been moving through Western Oregon tonight but that’s just a taste of the wet weather that’ll be back starting tomorrow and pretty much through the rest of the work week and parts of the weekend. Tonight the clouds should hold temperatures above … Continue reading »

Icy AM Commute Possible Tomorrow

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   While it’s been quiet and just downright cold tonight, we’re waiting on what might be a slippery start to the day on Monday. A warm front is bringing showers up from Northern California however, with the cold air trapped at the surface, some areas in the Willamette valley … Continue reading »

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