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. Storms Keep Rolling In — April 22, 2014
  2. Rain Is Back All This Week — April 21, 2014
  3. Staying Dry For Easter — April 18, 2014
  4. Looking For A Dry Easter — April 17, 2014
  5. A Wet Thursday Ahead — April 16, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Possible Funnel Cloud Hits Springfield — 5 comments
  2. Any Sign Of Sun For The Valley? — 2 comments
  3. Double Shot Of Winter Coming — 1 comment
  4. Showers Moving Back In For Civil War — 1 comment
  5. 2012-2013 Winter Outlook — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

A Slight “Lion” Feel To March

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Showers are back in the forecast for tonight as some of the outer bands from the monster storm in California is slowly working northward. One in particular will become stationary and get hung up across Central Western Oregon providing a trigger point for showers to fire on and … Continue reading »

Showers Wrap Up A Wet February

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Light showers started to break up as expected this afternoon as the low pressure storm driving in the showers this morning, started to break up offshore. Tonight, a few isolated showers will move through the region, otherwise, we’re watching the next, and stronger storm prepare to drive more … Continue reading »

Rainy Weather Is Back

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   We’re starting to see the first wave of showers enter from Northern California as the first of two soaking systems will slam into California over the next couple of days. Some folks across Western Oregon will see a wet next four days while others, the showers wrap up … Continue reading »

Showers Return For Wednesday

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The fog kept most folks in the valley cooler than expected as Eugene only hit the mid 50s today, however another dry afternoon (when the sun finally did make an appearance) and a chilly but clear night to start. Overnight, the fog will settle back in and lows … Continue reading »

A Taste of Spring To End February

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   I hope you got a chance to get outside today, as Eugene hit 63 this afternoon. That’s the warmest we’ve been since November 6th (64). Tonight will stay mild in the mid 40s overall, with an occasional shower moving in from the coast as a warm front slowly … Continue reading »

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 »

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