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. Cool & Comfortable Labor Day Weekend — August 29, 2014
  2. Cooler Air Arriving This Weekend — August 28, 2014
  3. Cooler Weather In Time For The Weekend — August 27, 2014
  4. Summer Sizzle For Tuesday — August 25, 2014
  5. Summer Weather Returns This Weekend — August 15, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Possible Funnel Cloud Hits Springfield — 5 comments
  2. Any Sign Of Sun For The Valley? — 2 comments
  3. Showers Back But Sunny For Mom — 1 comment
  4. Tracktown Tuesdays: Finding The Fit — 1 comment
  5. Soggy Weekend Overall — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

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 »

Tracktown Tuesdays: Beating The Heat

EUGENE, Ore. – With the change of the Eugene Marathon from April to July, organizers hope the usually quiet weather patterns of summer in Western Oregon will take the weather out as a factor for this year’s marathon runners. However, will the summertime heat become the new factor for runners? Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton addresses … Continue reading »

Heatwave Continues Into Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Mild tonight and even with clear skies, temperatures won’t fall that much out of the upper 50s and low 60s. The morning clouds will move back in some spots, but there will be sunshine as well. Lots of interesting weather for the weekend forecast, including a chance for thunderstorms on … Continue reading »

Heat & Some T-Storms For The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Mild tonight and even with clear skies, temperatures won’t fall that much out of the upper 50s and low 60s. That means a quick return to the 80s and yes, a five straight day of 90 degrees in some spots. The heat will continue on into the weekend. … Continue reading »

Hot Stuff Sticking Around

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Tonight we’ll slowly cool off after close to a sizzler of a day with highs in the upper 80s to near 90. Tonight, lows will stay mild in the mid to upper 50s and we’ll stay clear overnight as well. The heat is back for Monday and Tuesday even … Continue reading »

Heating Up For The Holiday Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Tonight we’ll slowly cool off after close to a sizzler of a day with highs in the upper 80s to near 90. Tonight, lows will stay mild in the mid to upper 50s and we’ll stay clear overnight as well. The heat is back for Sunday and early … Continue reading »

Tracktown Tuesdays: Beating The Heat

EUGENE, Ore. – Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton is joined by Ian Dobson, elite Olympic runner and Richard Maher, race director of the Eugene Marathon to discuss some of the changes and additions made to the course to accomodate runners now that the race has been moved to July. Dobson says to make sure you are … Continue reading »

Cloudy Start, Fantastic 4th Finish

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Mostly clear overnight with lows falling again into the mid to low 50s. The Fourth of July also will start cloudy for all the Butte to Butte runners but should finish nicely with mostly sunny skies and highs in the low 80s. Not much change for the holiday … Continue reading »

Tracktown Tuesdays: Finding The Fit

EUGENE, Ore. – Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton joined the staff at the Eugene Running Company to find out what’s the best type of shoe to buy based on your individual running style. Some of the things to consider, says Bella Richardson of the Eugene Running Co., is whether you pronate (run on the outside of … Continue reading »

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