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. Light Showers Later Tonight — April 15, 2014
  2. Cooler, April Showers Back This Week — April 14, 2014
  3. Staying Sunny This Weekend — April 11, 2014
  4. Looking Good Through The Weekend — April 10, 2014
  5. Sunny, Sunny, and Sunny — April 9, 2014

Most commented posts

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

Author's posts listings

Searching For Sun On Saturday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Finally starting to see some sunshine in our late afternoon sky. In fact, skies will continue to clear heading into overnight, so expect to see some stars early, then the valley will fill back in with dense fog before dawn. Lows tonight will fall into the low 30s, … Continue reading »

Time To Dry Out (For Now Anyway)

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Showers are slowly wrapping up tonight as we are seeing the finish line in terms of the rainy days and some drier weather should be moving in just in time for the weekend forecast! Overnight, most areas will see some light rain to steady drizzle, turning more isolated … Continue reading »

Last Rain On The Way

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The last rain maker is approaching the coast tonight where it’ll drop an additional half an inch of rain overnight into Thursday and more hefty snow totals in the Northern Cascades, of possibly 8-14″ through tomorrow night. Steady rain will start to spread southward overnight into early Thursday … Continue reading »

Last Showers Thursday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A good soaker moving through the region today, with some isolated thunder to throw in. The front will clear the Cascades this evening and while showers will stick around some tonight, the steady rain will taper off overnight. Expect to see another 5-10″ of snow at the Passes … Continue reading »

Storm #2 On The Way Tuesday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Showers are tapering off slowly tonight but overall, expect another soggy night with some occasional rain showers and more snow in the Cascades. The second of three storms smacks into the coastline tomorrow bringing another round of rain and wind. Gusts will likely be strongest at the coast … Continue reading »

More Heavy Rain, Flood Concerns

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   More heavy rain is coming tonight and through most of the day on Saturday as the next wave is merely hours away. In fact we won’t see much of a break in the steady rain overnight tonight, however, the winds will start to crank up again as the … Continue reading »

Bracing For Another Windy, Rainy Night

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Watching and waiting on the next storm that will bring back wind and rain overnight tonight for a soggy and breezy start to your Friday. Lows tonight likely won’t drop much out of the 50s and upper 40s tonight. Rain and windy conditions will both taper off by … Continue reading »

A Small Break, Then Back To The Rain

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Winds are on the increase and steady rain will be moving through Oregon for the next few days adding another couple of inches of rain which, with the melting snow and ice, will create ponding on the roads and some potential for localized flooding. Overnight tonight, some scattered … Continue reading »

Strong Winds, Heavy Rain Coming

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Winds are on the increase and steady rain will be moving through Oregon for the next few days adding another couple of inches of rain which, with the melting snow and ice, will create ponding on the roads and some potential for localized flooding. Overnight tonight, the first … Continue reading »

From Snowy To Soggy

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The snow and ice are (mostly) melted so now we shift our attention from snow to soggy as a series of sub-tropical storms moving into the Northwest this week. Temperatures will stay mild so with the additional rainfall, some localized flooding may be an issue for catch basins … Continue reading »

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