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. Summer Not Ready To Pack It In — September 16, 2014
  2. Finally Cooling Off — September 15, 2014
  3. More Summer Heat This Weekend — September 12, 2014
  4. Hot & Dry For The Weekend — September 11, 2014
  5. Fire Concerns As Heat Is Back — September 10, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Possible Funnel Cloud Hits Springfield — 5 comments
  2. Any Sign Of Sun For The Valley? — 2 comments
  3. Sunny Sunday To End The Weekend — 1 comment
  4. Sharply Colder Starting Tomorrow — 1 comment
  5. Heading Back To November Weather — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

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 »

Cooler By Next Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A hazy end to our weekend forecast as southwest winds above the surface have been pulling up smoke from the wildfires burning in Northern California and Southern Oregon making a smokey but spectacular sunset for tonight. The smoke should clear some tonight as the air settles and we’ll … Continue reading »

More T-Storms & 90s For Friday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   We’re not seeing a lot of change in the forecast for the rest of the week, as both the high pressure ridge over the Great Basin in Utah and the low positioned in the Gulf of Alaska aren’t budging. That means get ready to see more morning clouds … Continue reading »

More Hot & Dry Weather On Tap

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   We’re not seeing a lot of change in the forecast for the rest of the week, as both the high pressure ridge over the Great Basin in Utah and the low positioned in the Gulf of Alaska aren’t budging. That means get ready to see more morning clouds … Continue reading »

Turning Hot Into The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Clear tonight as highs reached into the upper 80s after a cool couple of days. Tonight, lows settle down into the mid 50s overnight under clear skies. Even though we might see a bit of morning clouds, most of the region will be full sunshine all day and the … Continue reading »

Summer Sizzle Is Back This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Clearing out tonight and cooling off again down into the low 50s for Friday morning. Once again, we’ll see some early AM cloud cover but I think it’ll break much faster tomorrow so expect highs to climb back into the 80s and then it’s back to the heat … Continue reading »

Tracktown Tuesdays: An App For That

EUGENE, Ore.-  With the emergence of smart phones, today’s runners have a slew of options from running apps that can track your mileage to ones that will not only provide a training plan but help you get in the proper nutrition, especially during race week. Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton finds out if indeed, there’s an … Continue reading »

July Heat Returns This Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Day two of a very un-July like forecast brought showers and again, some thunderstorms, most of which were confined to the northern end of the valley. Officially, Eugene picked up about .21″ of rain today. That’s the most rain we’ve seen since June 27th of this year and … Continue reading »

Cooler, Showers Early This Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Nice to have a cooldown today with highs only getting into the mid 70s and low 80s, while the heat was pushed off to the SE end of the state. Tonight, we’ll go into the overnight hours with a little leftover cloud cover and a cooler night than … Continue reading »

Cooldown Is Still On For Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Last warm day today as many spots (including Eugene) topped 90 or close to it, but it still didn’t feel as nasty as the last couple of days. The cooler air is continue to invade heading into the weekend which will be a nice break from the heat … Continue reading »

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