Melissa Frey

Author's details

Name: Melissa Frey
Date registered: April 11, 2012

Biography

Melissa Frey is a meteorologist who joined KEZI in the summer of 2007. She is a native Oregonian who found her love for the sky at an early age. She dreamed of being an astronaut as a child, later realizing it was the Earth’s dynamic atmosphere that she was truly fascinated with. Melissa received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. Through intensive internships at KHQ-TV in Spokane, and at KGW in Portland, Melissa learned first hand what it means to be a broadcast Meteorologist. After graduation she continued working for KGW as a weather producer. Melissa then went on to get her Master’s degree in Atmospheric Science from Oregon State University where she had the opportunity to do cutting edge research on Pacific Northwest weather patterns. Rain or shine you’ll find Melissa looking up at the sky, still fascinated with all that takes place within the Earth’s atmosphere. Melissa and her husband Tim are glad to call Eugene their home and enjoy sharing all that western Oregon has to offer with their son.

Latest posts

  1. Easter Sunday Staying Dry — April 18, 2014
  2. The Rain is Back — April 17, 2014
  3. A Few Chances for Rain This Week — April 16, 2014
  4. Returning to “Normal” — April 15, 2014
  5. Few Chances for April Showers — April 14, 2014

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Author's posts listings

Easter Sunday Staying Dry

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: Thursday’s cold front brought in the most rain that we had seen in three weeks! Eugene picked up over 0.40″ of rain which helped to drop our year to date rainfall deficit to 1.7″. That storm has now moved on to the east and we’re sitting under clear skies Friday morning. This … Continue reading »

The Rain is Back

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Monday Forecast Discussion: The rain is back! Up until today Eugene had only picked up 0.14″ of rain this month. As of 9 a.m. we’ve already seen almost a tenth of an inch in Eugene. Rain showers will stick with us through this evening as a cold front makes its way across … Continue reading »

A Few Chances for Rain This Week

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Monday Forecast Discussion: A warm front moved into northwest Oregon early Wednesday, bringing in overcast skies which helped to keep us warm overnight. The central and north Willamette Valley and Coast picked up light rain showers early, but we stayed dry south and we will all continue to stay dry through the … Continue reading »

Returning to “Normal”

  Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Monday Forecast Discussion: After nine straight days with above average high temperatures we’re finally starting to return to “normal”. Our average high temperature in Eugene for mid April is 60° we haven’t been that cold in the late afternoon since April 5th! We also haven’t seen much rainfall this month. So … Continue reading »

Few Chances for April Showers

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Monday Forecast Discussion: What a weekend huh? Upper 60s and low 70s throughout western Oregon with hardly a cloud in the sky! Monday is starting out very similar. We do have a few cirrus clouds moving in which will increase throughout the day as high pressure begins to move east. High temperatures … Continue reading »

Sunny Warm Weather Through The Weekend

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Friday Forecast Discussion: Clear skies continue across the entire state of Oregon! Today will likely be the 9th day this month with above average temperatures and we have yet to see a day in April with normal precipitation. With high pressure overhead we’ll continue to see mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures. Highs will … Continue reading »

Sunny & Mild Weather Continues

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Thursday Forecast Discussion: High pressure is in full force across western Oregon! This means we’re blocked from any storms moving in, our skies stay clear and temperatures will be above normal. High pressure will continue to dominate our weather through the weekend. It was a chilly start with much the valley dropping to … Continue reading »

Back to Sunny, Warm & Dry Weather

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Wednesday Forecast Discussion: The ridge of high pressure that brought in the heat early this week moved east last night allowing a weak cold front to push into western Oregon. This front brought in the extra cloud cover and a few showers early in the day. Eugene picked up .02″ of rain between … Continue reading »

Staying Warm All Week

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Wednesday Forecast Discussion: Strong high pressure set up shop over western Oregon Monday, bringing us clear, dry weather along with the warmest temperatures so far in 2014. Eugene hit 76° and Roseburg made it to 81°! These temperatures are over 15° above average for this time of year. The ridge of high … Continue reading »

Unseasonably Warm Weather This Week

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Wednesday Forecast Discussion: High pressure has returned to western Oregon and the sunny, dry and warmer than average temperatures are on the way! Monday started with fog forming in the Willamette Valley along with a marine layer along the Coast. These clouds will break up mid-morning revealing the blue sky that is overhead. … Continue reading »

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