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. Summer Weather Returns This Weekend — August 15, 2014
  2. Weather Settles Down This Weekend — August 13, 2014
  3. More Storms, But Calmer Days Ahead — August 12, 2014
  4. 90s Are Back, T-Storms As Well — August 8, 2014
  5. Thunderstorms Back By Weekend — August 7, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Possible Funnel Cloud Hits Springfield — 5 comments
  2. Any Sign Of Sun For The Valley? — 2 comments
  3. Hot & Very Dry Weather Continues — 1 comment
  4. Rain & Mountain Snow Are Back! — 1 comment
  5. Sharply Colder Starting Tomorrow — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Tracktown Tuesday – Introduction

EUGENE, Ore.  Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton kicks off coverage of the Eugene Marathon with some background on Hayward Field, the legend of Steve Prefontaine and Bill Bowerman and the impact they had on turning Eugene into Tracktown USA.

Tracktown Tuesday – Training

EUGENE, Ore.  – Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton talks to trainers at Oakway Fitness in Eugene about setting a plan for training whether it is your first or 40th marathon. Also, he talks to Ian Dobson, Olympic runner who details some alternatives to running with Team Run Eugene’s power circuit training sessions.

Monday Stays Warm, Then Showers Return

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Another great finish for the rest of the day, clear skies and a warm afternoon leading to a nice clear evening for this Sunday. A cool start to Monday and then some changes coming in the work week forecast. Overnight lows tonight will fall near 50. Monday also starts … Continue reading »

Summer’s First Day Is Sunny

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Mostly clear for the rest of the night tonight and slightly cooler under clear skies through early Saturday morning. Lows tonight will fall into the mid 40s to near 50s. Most everyone will start the first day of summer (which officially kicks off at 3:51am PST) sunny and … Continue reading »

Quick Shower, Then Back To Sunshine

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   A fast approaching cold front will bring some light showers through the region early Friday. None of the showers will be heavy but we will likely see some areas of drizzle with overcast skies through this morning. The front zips through quickly today, what starts as a cloudy day … Continue reading »

Sunny Skies Are Back

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   We’re in store for a beautiful day today with plenty of sunshine and highs back into the 70s and even low 80s. Tonight, another starry start and a great looking forecast for the Emeralds game at PK Park at 7pm. Overnight, we’ll fall back into the 40s and … Continue reading »

Turning Sunny & Warmer

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   Staying cool this morning with a chance for some light sprinkles or drizzle, but the clouds will slowly clear for some sunshine for the afternoon. However, because of the cold nature of the airmass and the low in place, highs today will only sit in the mid 60s … Continue reading »

One More Cool Day, Then Summer Returns

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   The low slinging these fronts at the Northwest will head southward and move through on Monday and Tuesday. So expect to keep unseasonably cooler temps in the mid 60s and more cloudy skies than sunny for both Monday and Tuesday.  UO commencement will be cool (especially for the … Continue reading »

Staying Cool and Cloudy For Dad

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   For a cloudy and cool start to the day, we were able to break out some sun breaks in the late afternoon. Highs today topped out in the mid 60s and low 70s. Tonight, what breaks we did see will fill back in with clouds and a weak … Continue reading »

Rain Returns, Cooling Things Down

Chief Meteorologist Justin Stapleton‘s Daily Forecast Discussion:   ***TWO BULLS FIRE UPDATE: Now 80% containment as of 10pm Thursday night, with 6,906 acres burning 10 miles NW of Bend. For the latest information: Two Bulls Fire Not much in the way of rain for most of the south valley and coast, however, the clouds did provide a nice … Continue reading »

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