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. Storms Keep Rolling In — April 22, 2014
  2. Rain Is Back All This Week — April 21, 2014
  3. Staying Dry For Easter — April 18, 2014
  4. Looking For A Dry Easter — April 17, 2014
  5. A Wet Thursday Ahead — April 16, 2014

Most commented posts

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

Author's posts listings

Last Official Winter Storm Tomorrow

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A sure sign that we are still officially in winter? Temperatures under clear skies dropped down to 30 degrees this morning! However, all the sunshine today has warmed things up back into the upper 50s. Tonight, clear again means a rapid cool off back down into the mid … Continue reading »

Winter Hanging On Until the End

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Showers and mountain snow are quieting down for the rest of your St. Patty’s evening, although if you’re heading out, it’ll be cool, with skies clearing and temps falling into the 40s and eventually low 30s tonight. Snow lines will stay unseasonably low and any shower that moves … Continue reading »

Sunny Saturday Straight Ahead

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A quick moving front dropped about a tenth of an inch of rain today but we were back to mostly sunny skies by the afternoon. Going into tonight, we’ll stay mostly clear until the valley fog fills back in right before sunrise. Lows tonight will be cooler, back … Continue reading »

Quick Shot Of Showers Tomorrow

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Another day of warm, early-spring weather with highs back into the 60s, but the clouds are returning tonight and rain will follow after midnight as a cold front moves across the region. With the clouds, I’m not expecting temps to cool quickly tonight so we’ll likely stay mild … Continue reading »

Another Taste Of Spring Coming?

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   What a great way to get over the proverbial humpday with highs in the 60s and even low 70s and gobs of sunshine! Tonight, mostly clear skies will allow a quick cool off so if you are heading out tonight, make sure to bring an extra layer. A … Continue reading »

Warm Start, Rain Finish To The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   What a great way to end the week with plenty of sunshine and highs pushing into the mid 60s! Not bad to see 3 out of the five days with 60 degree temperatures for this week. We’ll likely make it 4 out of 6 as the mild air … Continue reading »

A Little Sun To End The Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A wet and windy start to Thursday saw more than a half an inch of rain across the valley and winds gusting to 40-50mph. As we head into this evening, there will still be some light showers through midnight, then some fog returning as clouds break up just … Continue reading »

More Wind & Rain Thursday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A good soaker of a Wednesday with around half an inch of rain in Eugene, more than 1″ at the coast and there’s more coming tonight through Thursday with a 1-2 punch of two windy fronts. Overnight, rain will taper off for a few hours to scattered showers, … Continue reading »

Wet & Windy Wednesday (Thursday Too!)

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Tuesday had another early taste of Spring with highs climbing into the mid 60s! 65 officially for Eugene/Springfield. That’s the warmest it’s been since a 67 way back on October 23rd. I’m close to sticking the proverbial “Fork” in our winter as the likelihood of more wintry weather … Continue reading »

Wet First Week of March

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Isolated showers will slowly taper off later tonight after a mild day with a few isolated thunderstorms (!) in the Central Cascades foothills. Tonight, the mild weather stays with lows only falling in the mid 40s. Tomorrow should be mostly dry with again, more SW winds keeping the … Continue reading »

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