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. October Starts Like Late Summer? — September 30, 2014
  2. Fall Start, Summer Finish For The Week — September 29, 2014
  3. Sunny Return For The Weekend — September 26, 2014
  4. Showers Ending For The Weekend — September 25, 2014
  5. Fall Rain Is Back — September 23, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Possible Funnel Cloud Hits Springfield — 5 comments
  2. Any Sign Of Sun For The Valley? — 2 comments
  3. A Quick Dry Out, Then Back At The Rain — 1 comment
  4. Sharply Colder Starting Tomorrow — 1 comment
  5. Heading Back To November Weather — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Cool & Comfortable Labor Day Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The latest information on the fire and associated evacuations is here: Deception Complex Nice to see the cooler air finally arrive in time for the start to the holiday weekend. Highs today only pushed into the low 80s today, 60s and 70s in the mountains and at the coast. Overnight, … Continue reading »

Cooler Air Arriving This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Smoke from the Deception Complex will once again cause air quality issues in addition to potentially new evacuations around the perimeter of the fire lines. The latest information on the fire and associated evacuations is here: Deception Complex We reached 90 once again today in Eugene. That makes now … Continue reading »

Cooler Weather In Time For The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Another sizzler today with highs in the mid 90s once again, no records set in Eugene today, but we have now had 29 days of 90+ heat, that’s two away from the record of 31 days set back in 1958. We may have a shot at breaking the … Continue reading »

Summer Sizzle For Tuesday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A sizzler today again with highs in the low 90s, which makes 11 days in August and 27 days of 90 or higher since July 1st! Hot high pressure will keep things very hot over the next couple of days with highs in the mid to upper 90s … Continue reading »

Summer Weather Returns This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The weekend is looking to get back to a summery feel as the low moves east and high pressure starts to re-assert itself in the Northwest. Friday started off cloudy but already by lunchtime, clouds have been breaking up and we’ll be back to a mostly sunny afternoon. … Continue reading »

Weather Settles Down This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Thursday should stay mostly cloudy at times with showers on and off mainly at the coast this morning, and then shifting inland in the afternoon as the wrap around moisture moves in off the ocean. For us that’ll mean some scattered showers and if we clear up some in the … Continue reading »

More Storms, But Calmer Days Ahead

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Thunderstorms already starting to fire across Western Oregon today as the low moving in off the ocean continues to stir up the atmosphere for the next two days. Each afternoon we’ll have a chance to see occasional heavy showers and frequent lightning. Some storms may become intense with … Continue reading »

90s Are Back, T-Storms As Well

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Nice to see temperatures back down into the mid to low 80s today, however, don’t get used to it, because the hot stuff is on the way for the end of the weekend and a chance for some afternoon thunderstorms. Highs over the next couple of days will … Continue reading »

Thunderstorms Back By Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   We’re starting to see the beginnings of a mini-cooldown for the next couple of days as a weak system will push the onshore over the next 24 hours. Cooler Pacific air starts to bring the temperatures down just a few degrees and bring back the morning clouds for … Continue reading »

Slightly Cooler Tomorrow

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   We’re starting to see the beginnings of a mini-cooldown for the next couple of days as a weak system will push the onshore over the next 48 hours. Cooler Pacific air starts to bring the temperatures down just a few degrees and bring back the morning clouds for … Continue reading »

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