Melissa Frey

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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. Soggy Weather Continues — April 23, 2014
  2. Rain Showers Continue All Week — April 22, 2014
  3. April Showers in Full Force — April 21, 2014
  4. Easter Sunday Staying Dry — April 18, 2014
  5. The Rain is Back — April 17, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Attempted Kidnapper At Large — 6 comments
  2. Snow Likely in Western Oregon — 5 comments
  3. School Closures and Delays: December 19 — 5 comments
  4. Historic Winter Weather Continues — 4 comments
  5. Prop 8 Goes Before Supreme Court — 4 comments

Author's posts listings

Spring Begins Without Delay

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Friday Forecast Discussion: High pressure is moving in and we’re kicking off Spring Break with sunny dry weather across Oregon. Patchy fog has formed once again in the valley as temperatures once again dropped to the low 30s overnight. The will clear though mid-morning and with clear skies overhead we’ll be right … Continue reading »

Ask The Meteorologist: 1st Day of Spring

Ask The Meteorologist Spring officially begins at 9:57 a.m. on Thursday March 20th, but why at this specific time? This is today’s Ask the Meteorologist question. If you have a question you would like answered by a meteorologist, you can submit it here.

Welcome to Spring!

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Thursday Forecast Discussion: The final countdown to spring is here! Spring officially begins at 9:57 a.m. PDT. This time is known as the Spring Equinox, or the time when the sun’s rays are pointing directly at the equator as the sun (from our perspective) moves from the southern hemisphere to the northern … Continue reading »

Mild Weather to Kick off Spring

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Wednesday Forecast Discussion: Wednesday is the final day of winter, but it’s already looking more like spring! We have just one final storm to get through before winter officially wraps up, but this storm is far from impressive. We’ll see increasing clouds Wednesday afternoon and chances for very light isolated showers Wednesday … Continue reading »

One Final Storm of the Winter Season

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Tuesday Forecast Discussion: High pressure is moving in and our skies are clearing. Temperatures dropped into the low 30s in the Willamette Valley Tuesday morning and will be slow to climb to the mid-50s by this afternoon. Parts of western Oregon will see some brief patchy morning fog, but otherwise staying mostly sunny … Continue reading »

Late Winter Storms Bring Rain and Snow

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: This weekend was the warmest we’ve seen so far in 2014 in Eugene with a high of 68° on Saturday and 63° on Sunday. Despite the very spring-like weekend, Monday morning was a reminder that it is still winter. A cold front moved in Sunday night that brought with it … Continue reading »

Drying out Just in Time for Weekend

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: A cold front is making its way across western Oregon Friday morning. Most spots west of the Cascades picked up close to if not more than a tenth of an inch before sunrise. As this storm moves east the showers will wind down for the second half of the day … Continue reading »

Showers Return Friday

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: It was another clear night and beautiful sunrise across Oregon. Temperatures are starting out in the low to mid 30s in the Willamette Valley, but will still likely make it to the upper 50s and low 60s this afternoon. The high pressure that has kept us dry most of this … Continue reading »

Clear Skies All Around

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: High pressure is in full force and the clear skies are here to prove it. Once the fog cleared Tuesday the temperatures started to climb under full sunshine. Highs made it to the mid to upper 50s in the southern Willamette Valley and low 60s along the coast and in … Continue reading »

Spring-Like Weather Continues

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: High pressure is back and it’s back to sunny mild weather! The skies cleared Monday night and the temperatures dropped through the night. We fell to 33° at 4 a.m. and the fog quickly formed. That fog will stick with us in the Valley and Umpqua basin through mid-morning. Once … Continue reading »

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