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. Soggy Weather Still Going — April 23, 2014
  2. Storms Keep Rolling In — April 22, 2014
  3. Rain Is Back All This Week — April 21, 2014
  4. Staying Dry For Easter — April 18, 2014
  5. Looking For A Dry Easter — April 17, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Possible Funnel Cloud Hits Springfield — 5 comments
  2. Any Sign Of Sun For The Valley? — 2 comments
  3. Showers Moving Back In For Civil War — 1 comment
  4. 2012-2013 Winter Outlook — 1 comment
  5. From Snowy To Soggy — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

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 »

Quick Showers Tomorrow, Then Sunny

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A great way to start the work week as Eugene saw a high of 75 degrees. That’s the warmest afternoon so far this year! Many inland areas all topped 70 degrees and we’ll stay mild going into tonight. Marine clouds are back keeping the coast fairly cloudy and … Continue reading »

Showers Saturday, Sun Follows Sunday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Light showers on and off today with a few more rolling through as we head into Friday night and Saturday morning. Lows tonight will stay somewhat mild, because of the southerly winds and mostly cloudy blanket up top. Saturday carries more rain chances, mainly in the afternoon through … Continue reading »

Light Showers Into The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Showers are back in the forecast for tonight, light at best, but they’ll start the first of a couple of days for cooler, showery weather. Big changes coming early next week! Overnight tonight, a cold front pushes some light showers through morning. Lows tonight will drop into the … Continue reading »

Rain & Mountain Snow Continue

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A huge contrast from record setting 70s yesterday to low 50s and wet and breezy today! The first of multiple storms blasted into the Northwest today. We’re still looking at more showers going into tonight but they’ll become more spotty and the threat of additional isolated thunderstorms will … Continue reading »

Reign Of Rain Is Back In The Northwest

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Record-setting warm day across Eugene as we topped out at 73. That beat the old (and I mean, old!) record of 71 set back in 1925! All up and down the I-5, highs in the 70s, and its all changing in a matter of hours as a series … Continue reading »

Sunny To Stormy In 24 Hours

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A perfect end to our first full Spring weekend with sunny skies and highs today topping into the low to mid 60s! Big changes are brewing though as a series of storms will blast the mild, spring weather out of here and we’re back to a soggy 7-day … Continue reading »

A Sunny Spring Weekend Coming

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Not many showers showing up on the radar this afternoon as the leftovers from our last winter cold front quickly dies off. Tonight, we’ll be clear most of the night with some marine clouds pushing at the coast and valley fog developing near sunrise. So expect temps to … Continue reading »

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