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

Geting Ready For The Big Chill

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 maybe even 20s around midweek. The Arctic blast plunging across much of the country will send some icy, cold air west of the Rockies and impact … Continue reading »

Dry & Foggy (For Some) Saturday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   More fog overnight across the valleys as a second night of Dense Fog Advisories have been posted through 10am for the entire Willamette Valley. Visibility will likely drop below a mile for most of the night and right after sunrise. Lows tonight under mostly clear skies will be … Continue reading »

Dry Weekend Overall (Yay!)

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The slow dry-out process begins tonight as the cold front pushes into the mountains, while there a chance for some early evening showers, most of the region will play the waiting game on the fog that will form late tonight through the morning. Lows tonight should be able … Continue reading »

Showers Are Back For Thursday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Showers are back on the weather menu early Thursday with the next (and maybe last) cold front moving through. Overnight, temperatures will fall back into the lower 50s and the fog will start to fill in just a bit, however, because the winds will be increasing throughout the … Continue reading »

Dry Midweek & Possibly The Weekend Too?

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A slow dryout is underway tonight as high pressure slowly moves in overnight to break up the stretch of 22 straight days of measurable rain for Wednesday. Overnight, we’ll stay mild in the mid 50s under overcast skies and some light drizzle at times is likely through the … Continue reading »

Wet Tonight But A Dry Weekend?

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   21 straight days of rain continues tonight (and tomorrow) with a cold front that will pick up the intensity of showers mainly after midnight into your Tuesday morning commute. The rain will shift back into showers by the afternoon, but it’ll stay cool with highs only reaching the … Continue reading »

Chilly But Mainly Dry For Football

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Showers have been drying out tonight and now the cold air is moving in for the rest of the weekend. Lows tonight will drop down into the low 40s! Expect to see the widespread morning fog all across Western Oregon. There’s a chance to move a couple of … Continue reading »

Rain Won’t Ruin Trick-Or-Treat

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The cold front continues to move SLOWLY approaching the coast tonight and there’s plenty of rain heading in with it. Rainfall totals have topped a third or more inland with sections of the coast at a half an inch. The rain will be steady through the first few … Continue reading »

Soggy Weather for Spooking

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Nice to see a drier day today as the next rainmaker has been building steam offshore, but we’re starting to see some sprinkles move back across Western Oregon tonight. They are courtesy of a warm front nosing its way across the coast tonight. However, temperatures should stay fairly … Continue reading »

Stormy Saturday Ahead

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   More steady rain today as a warm front plowed north through the state. Even though it kept things soggy today, the rainfall totals were only around .25″ or less in many areas. Tonight, we’re in a holding pattern with the next storm spinning up along the Northern California … Continue reading »

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