Justin Stapleton

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Name: Justin Stapleton
Date registered: April 16, 2012


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. Heavy Rain At Times This Weekend — December 19, 2014
  2. Wet & (Mtn.) Snowy Finish to Fall — December 17, 2014
  3. Quiet But Soggy Work Week — December 16, 2014
  4. More Showers Coming This Week — December 15, 2014
  5. Wet & Windy Round 2 Coming — December 10, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Possible Funnel Cloud Hits Springfield — 5 comments
  2. Any Sign Of Sun For The Valley? — 2 comments
  3. Flirting With 90 on Thursday — 1 comment
  4. Double Shot Of Winter Coming — 1 comment
  5. Tracktown Tuesdays: Finding The Fit — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Another Windy & Wet Day Coming

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Even though we didn’t see the rain like yesterday, today’s weather brought an interesting wrinkle in the form of severe weather in Washington, an EF1 tornado to be exact. The twister slammed through Longview, WA around 12:45p this afternoon with winds estimated 86-110 mph from the National Weather … Continue reading »

Soggy Weather Through The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Impressive rainfall totals tonight with areas along the coast receiving more than 2″ of rain in some spots, while close to an inch fell in the valley. Windy as well as wind gusts topped 30 mph in Eugene and cranking to 50 mph or stronger along the coast … Continue reading »

Rain Is Back For Friday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Nice to see 70s back on the map today as just about everyone saw a nice return to a warmer afternoon with mostly sunny skies and any rain chances holding offshore. Overnight, clouds will thicken up but I’m still expecting the showers to stay offshore for your AM … Continue reading »

A Break In The Rain Tomorrow

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Showers are winding down tonight as we’ll be in between systems for most if not all of Thursday. Still somewhat soggy outside even with the showers tapering off and clouds should hold together for most of the overnight hours. Lows tonight will fall into the upper 40s to … Continue reading »

“Wet” October Is Back

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   We’ll welcome October rain back tonight in a big way with a cold front that spreads a healthy dose of rain overnight into Wednesday. The heaviest rain will likely be in the overnight hours, with some light breaks by morning. Lows tonight will stay mild in the mid … Continue reading »

Dry Weekend, Not So Dry Next Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A weak cold front is trying to hold together tonight as it marches across Western Oregon, however, if any rain falls, it’ll be late tonight or way early on Saturday. Folks headed out to Alton Baker Park for the Great Rotary Duck Race might see some light sprinkles … Continue reading »

Fall Weather Looks To Return

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The first of a few changes returning Fall back to the Northwest kicked in today as the marine layer hung along the coast all day and in fact, it’s been about two days of fog for the coast. Inland, we’ve seen some in the mornings, then back to … Continue reading »

Fall Finally Figures To Return

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   More summery weather on Tuesday as highs once again hit into the mid 80s across the valley. No records tied or broken today but temps were still running some 10-15 degrees higher than average for this time of year. Tonight, we’ll start with clear skies which, if we … Continue reading »

“Summer” Days Are Numbered

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Record tying heat in Eugene today as the high of 86 tied the record set back in 1987. Keep in mind, our average high for this time of year is around 68! Tonight, mild going into the overnight hours with temps finally settling into the mid to low … Continue reading »

Ready For A Return To Summer?

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Sunny skies are on tap for the entire weekend forecast as a ridge of high pressure will continue to keep us almost late summer-like heading into the first weekend of October. Tonight, clear skies should allow temperatures to dip quickly into the 50s and finally low 40s by … Continue reading »

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