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. Stormy Saturday Ahead — October 24, 2014
  2. Another Windy & Wet Day Coming — October 23, 2014
  3. Soggy Weather Through The Weekend — October 22, 2014
  4. Rain Is Back For Friday — October 16, 2014
  5. A Break In The Rain Tomorrow — October 15, 2014

Most commented posts

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

Author's posts listings

Ready For A Return To Summer?

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Sunny skies are on tap for the entire weekend forecast as a ridge of high pressure will continue to keep us almost late summer-like heading into the first weekend of October. Tonight, clear skies should allow temperatures to dip quickly into the 50s and finally low 40s by … Continue reading »

Waiting On The Warmer Weather

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   I’m expecting a chilly overnight as high pressure is moving in clearing out the skies. So we’ll see a rapid cooldown tonight into the 50s soon after sunset, bottoming out in the low 40s and maybe upper 30s in some of the outlying valley areas. Freeze warnings have … Continue reading »

October Starts Like Late Summer?

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Tuesday was a true Oregon fall day: Mostly cloudy to partly sunny, some isolated shower chances and highs battling to get into the low 60s with the cooler air spilling in behind the front. I’m expecting a chilly night as skies are clearing and with the cooler air … Continue reading »

Fall Start, Summer Finish For The Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Fall returned today with some showers as a cold front has been moving through this afternoon. We’ll see some additional showers overnight tonight and stay cloudy overall, lows tonight will fall into the upper 40s to low 50s. Tuesday is looking like a true Oregon fall day: Mostly … Continue reading »

Sunny Return For The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Heading into the weekend, we’ll see a nice little bump of high pressure bringing up the temperatures into the mid 70s and turning off the showers for both Saturday and Sunday. There’s a slight chance for some pop up thunderstorms in the mountains both days as the trough … Continue reading »

Showers Ending For The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A few showers on and off today but certainly nothing like the record setting rain all over Western Oregon yesterday. While we’re still under the influence of the storm system, most of the heavy rain chances are shifting north and south of Oregon. Overnight tonight, I’ll keep a … Continue reading »

Fall Rain Is Back

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Cloudy and mild today but we’re waiting on a much larger storm will bring some heavy rain overnight into your Wednesday morning commute. In fact, indications are we’ll see more than .50” of rain in the first wave, the last time we saw that much rain was back … Continue reading »

Fall Kicks Off With Days Of Rain

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Fall is ready to move into the Pacific Northwest officially at 7:29pm tonight and we’re already seeing some light sprinkles from a weakening cold front offshore sliding up the coast. Overnight, we’ll stay mostly cloudy some an occasional shower or two, but Fall’s first day will certainly feel … Continue reading »

Summer’s Last Stand

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The warm and dry air is quickly moving back into the region just in time for summer’s final weekend. Fall officially kicks off at 7:29pm Monday night and the storms (yes, storms) coming next week will have a very Fall feel to them, but first … Friday night … Continue reading »

Summer Is Back (For The Weekend Anyway)

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A bit warmer as highs returned to the 70s for the valleys, upper 60s at the coast. And some actually rain! About a quarter of an inch on the south coast, trace amounts to a couple of sprinkles inland. Showers have pretty much wrapped up for the day … Continue reading »

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