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. Cold Weather Christmas — December 24, 2014
  2. Dry Tomorrow, Rain For Christmas Eve — December 22, 2014
  3. Heavy Rain & Flood Watches This Weekend — December 19, 2014
  4. Wet & (Mtn.) Snowy Finish to Fall — December 17, 2014
  5. Quiet But Soggy Work Week — December 16, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Possible Funnel Cloud Hits Springfield — 5 comments
  2. Any Sign Of Sun For The Valley? — 2 comments
  3. Rain & Mountain Snow Are Back! — 1 comment
  4. Slowing Warming Above Freezing — 1 comment
  5. Flirting With 90 on Thursday — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Wintry Start For Some Areas

  Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Wintry weather is on tap for some parts of the valley tonight. Temperatures will drop into the low 30s tonight across the southern valley meanwhile, much colder air is stuck in the northern end of the valley. An approaching storm will bring a slight threat for some … Continue reading »

Super Chill To Start Wednesday

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

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 »

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