Jeff is a meteorologist for CBS 11 News. You can watch his forecast weekday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. on CBS 11 and on CBSDFW.COM.
Jeff was the only meteorologist in North Texas to fly into the eye of Hurricane Rita before it made landfall in September, 2005. In 2006, he was awarded the Certified Broadcast Meteorology (CBM) Seal of Approval, the first in the Dallas / Fort Worth market.
Prior to arriving at CBS 11 News in 2003, Jeff was morning and noon meteorologist at KTBS-TV in Shreveport, Louisiana. While there, he covered the land falling of Hurricanes Lili and Isadore along the Louisiana coast. Jeff also has experience in forecasting severe weather, including tornadoes and even ice storms. During his tenure at KTBS, Jeff and the weather team became the first broadcast meteorologists in the country to use a one million watt Doppler radar on the air. He also was an important part in developing the use of the country’s largest weather lab for television and helped modernize the way weather forecasts are displayed.
Jeff began his career in Bryan / College Station and Waco in 1997 as a meteorologist with CBS affiliates KBTX-TV and KWTX-TV. While there, Jeff was awarded the AMS Broadcast Seal of Approval. At KBTX, he presented a series of reports on the 100-year anniversary of the 1900 hurricane that leveled most of Galveston.
Jeff attended Western Hills High School in Fort Worth and graduated Cum Laude from Texas A&M University with a degree in meteorology. He also is an active member of both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association.
Jeff is married and has two sons. In his spare time, Jeff likes being with his family, exploring North Texas’ restaurants, and playing golf.
Here’s what your friends and neighbors have been reporting in terms of rainfall so far today. If you’d like to be a part of our Weather Watcher Network, click here. ~Jeff J.
A larger area of rain and thunderstorms have been affecting North Texas this morning. This has created a boundary called an “outflow boundary” across the southeastern counties in North Texas. It will be near this [...]
It’s been another hot & humid day in North Texas and will be that way again tomorrow and Saturday too. We have a ridge of high pressure atop Texas right now. Air beneath upper [...]
We’ve had a dreary, drizzly day in North Texas as a weak upper level disturbance passes overhead. There will be in ongoing chance of on & off showers throughout the rest of the evening. Rainfall [...]
No doubt you’ve felt the bitter north winds blow all day today behind a very January-like cold front here in mid-April. There is a WIND ADVISORY still in effect until 9pm tonight. North winds will [...]
The biggest weather story for North Texas: wind. And a lot of it starting later tonight. A cold front is rapidly moving south through Oklahoma this afternoon. It should arrive in the Metroplex between 10pm [...]
The CBS11 Storm Team has been a part of the Integrated Warning Team in North Central Texas for the past couple of years.
The clouds Wednesday have been stubborn and have stayed with us all day. You can feel more humidity in the air. It will be a very mild overnight with clouds hanging out, along with some [...]
Our nice stretch of weather will continue for most of this week into the upcoming weekend. Many of you are not minding the short sleeves weather, with temperatures running about 10-15 degrees above average for [...]
A Freezing Rain Advisory remains in effect until 6:00 p.m. Tuesday for Parker County, Denton County and Collin County, and areas heading north and west from there.
What a difference a day makes! Near 60° Wednesday afternoon and in the 20s this afternoon! We’ve seen clouds, a lot of wind and frigid wind chills. It will feel like it’s in the [...]
Before we go any further, we are NOT expecting Icemageddon 2 on Thursday night. Just very light wintry mix that is not anticipated to cause major traffic issues. We will be milder Wednesday but turning [...]