Justin Stapleton

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Name: Justin Stapleton
Date registered: April 16, 2012


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

Soggy Shopping Weather Today

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   More showers are on tap for those wanting to score those Black Friday deals as a stalled boundary continues to pump in the moisture today. Things take a turn for a sharply colder forecast heading into the weekend. Here’s a breakdown of what to expect through the weekend … Continue reading »

Soggy At Time For Thanksgiving

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A dry day to travel today but the showers are starting to move back into the picture for the holiday weekend forecast. So let’s break it down per day of what you can expect: THANKSGIVING: Showers early in the morning with a cold front moving through, most of the … Continue reading »

Soggy Weekend Is Coming

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Mostly quiet tonight as we’re in between storms so cherish the dry time if you’re not a fan of the rain because tomorrow starts the beginning of a wet weekend overall starting with a strong storm blasting in on Friday. The good news is that temepratures haven’t fallen … Continue reading »

Warmer (Finally!) Weather Is Back

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Rain showers are moving the cold air out of the region tonight (thankfully) and there’s a warmer couple of days in the forecast as we head into the weekend. However, don’t expect to see much dry time either as more typical November weather will be very showery for … Continue reading »

Warmer But Rain Is Back

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Waiting on the rain tonight as it’s just sitting off the coastline overnight with the next system ready to bring in the return of the rain. However, it also means the return of less frigid air and finally seeing temperatures getting back above freezing for overnight lows for … Continue reading »

Another Frosty Start To Tuesday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Icy cold again tonight as high pressure, clear skies, and relatively calm winds will allow ideal conditions for a rapid cool off into the mid and likely low 20s early Tuesday morning. Hard freeze conditions will be seen widespread over Western Oregon inland with frost advisories out for … Continue reading »

Drying Out But Staying Cold!

  Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The rain and ice has stopped tonight but with the cold air overhead, we’ll stay icy on the roads with lows tonight dipping into the upper 20s for the next couple of nights. Tomorrow starts cloudy and a little icy but we’ll slowly see the sunshine start … Continue reading »

Another Slightly Icy Night

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The skies continue to pour tonight as a stalled boundary is funneling gobs of moisture moving across the Willamette Valley. Temperatures have been holding steady JUST above freezing at around 33-34 for most of the day and night. However, there’s still a chance for some light icing overnight … Continue reading »

Wintry Start For Some Areas

  Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Wintry weather is on tap for some parts of the valley tonight. Temperatures will drop into the low 30s tonight across the southern valley meanwhile, much colder air is stuck in the northern end of the valley. An approaching storm will bring a slight threat for some … Continue reading »

Super Chill To Start Wednesday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Get ready for some of the coldest air we’ve seen in about seven months as lows will dip into the 30s and likely even 20s tonight. The Arctic blast plunging across much of the country will send some icy, cold air west of the Rockies and impact our … Continue reading »

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