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.
These rainfall amounts are from Monday and do not include the rain that fell Sunday. Thanks to all of our Weather Watchers for their reports!
Pretty neat time lapse of the big rise on Granbury Lake over the weekend. It went up about five feet!
It’s the first weekend of summer. You may have plans to take the boat out on an area lake, or join a friend who is.
The summer solstice occurs Saturday morning. Because of the tilt of the Northern Hemisphere toward the sun, the solstice represents the point at which the sun is highest in the sky. After Saturday the length of daylight decreases until we arrive at the winter solstice in December.
The graphic provided shows where the Tarrant Regional Water District, Dallas Water Utilities, and the North Texas Municipal Water District supply levels are as of today.
So far this June has had zero 100 degree days, but that’s not really all that unusual. In fact, over half of DFW Junes have no triple digit temperatures. The most 100 degree days in June in DFW occurred in that infamous year of heat, 1980.
June is 50% complete and it’s so far a dry and slightly warmer one at DFW.
It’s going to be very warm this evening for your outdoor plans. There have been a couple of…
El Niño is the warming of the central and eastern tropical Pacific Ocean that alters the jet stream flow across the U.S. and helps bring wetter-than-normal weather to Texas.
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 [...]