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. Soggy Weekend Is Coming — November 20, 2014
  2. Warmer (Finally!) Weather Is Back — November 19, 2014
  3. Warmer But Rain Is Back — November 19, 2014
  4. Another Frosty Start To Tuesday — November 17, 2014
  5. Drying Out But Staying Cold! — November 14, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Possible Funnel Cloud Hits Springfield — 5 comments
  2. Any Sign Of Sun For The Valley? — 2 comments
  3. “Opposition” Puts Mars In The Spotlight — 1 comment
  4. Double Shot Of Winter Coming — 1 comment
  5. Another Windy & Wet Day Coming — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Fall Start, Summer Finish For The Week

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Fall returned today with some showers as a cold front has been moving through this afternoon. We’ll see some additional showers overnight tonight and stay cloudy overall, lows tonight will fall into the upper 40s to low 50s. Tuesday is looking like a true Oregon fall day: Mostly … Continue reading »

Sunny Return For The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Heading into the weekend, we’ll see a nice little bump of high pressure bringing up the temperatures into the mid 70s and turning off the showers for both Saturday and Sunday. There’s a slight chance for some pop up thunderstorms in the mountains both days as the trough … Continue reading »

Showers Ending For The Weekend

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A few showers on and off today but certainly nothing like the record setting rain all over Western Oregon yesterday. While we’re still under the influence of the storm system, most of the heavy rain chances are shifting north and south of Oregon. Overnight tonight, I’ll keep a … Continue reading »

Fall Rain Is Back

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Cloudy and mild today but we’re waiting on a much larger storm will bring some heavy rain overnight into your Wednesday morning commute. In fact, indications are we’ll see more than .50” of rain in the first wave, the last time we saw that much rain was back … Continue reading »

Fall Kicks Off With Days Of Rain

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Fall is ready to move into the Pacific Northwest officially at 7:29pm tonight and we’re already seeing some light sprinkles from a weakening cold front offshore sliding up the coast. Overnight, we’ll stay mostly cloudy some an occasional shower or two, but Fall’s first day will certainly feel … Continue reading »

Summer’s Last Stand

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The warm and dry air is quickly moving back into the region just in time for summer’s final weekend. Fall officially kicks off at 7:29pm Monday night and the storms (yes, storms) coming next week will have a very Fall feel to them, but first … Friday night … Continue reading »

Summer Is Back (For The Weekend Anyway)

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A bit warmer as highs returned to the 70s for the valleys, upper 60s at the coast. And some actually rain! About a quarter of an inch on the south coast, trace amounts to a couple of sprinkles inland. Showers have pretty much wrapped up for the day … Continue reading »

Summer Will Return

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The Stormtracker 9 live radar finally lit up today with some light showers as the low sitting offshore continues to slowly inch towards Northern California. It’ll keep some light showers (with most of it not hitting the ground) into the overnight hours and most of the day on … Continue reading »

Summer Not Ready To Pack It In

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Nice to see some changes coming over the next couple of days in the forecast with cooler, more humid air heading in with some actual showers by Thursday. A huge help for fire crews and the air quality in the valley. Tomorrow we’ll see some activity offshore close … Continue reading »

Finally Cooling Off

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Smoky skies all across the central and southern valley today as two separate fire complexes have smoke drifting into the region. Air quality has been reduced to moderate and even unhealthy for sensitive groups around Corvallis and Salem. But changes are coming that will not only help the … Continue reading »

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