Jeff Jamison

Jeff Jamison

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.

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North Texas Students Look To The Sky At Aviation Camp

Aviation camp at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas lets kids spend their summer flying planes and shooting off rockets. But it’s not just play. This is educational.



Dallas Kids Learning How To Pilot Drones At Summer Camp

Elementary school students in Dallas this week are taking the controls and getting a head start on science learning at drone camp, bringing a lift to the summer doldrums.


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Donald Elementary School To Be Lewisville ISD’s First STEM Academy

Students at Donald Elementary School are creating and experimenting with robots and coding, and that has led to a big honor for the Lewisville ISD campus.


Globe Life Park

Texas Weather Presents Challenge For Globe Life Park Grounds Crew

With the recent lack of rainfall, many people across North Texas have probably had a hard time keeping their lawns green. But imagine trying to keep an entire MLB field green.


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Geometry Students In Irving Apply Math Skills To Home Building

Most high school students do not build a house as a part of their curriculum, but several kids in Irving are doing just that in geometry class. It is a creative way of learning mathematics.


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Fort Worth Invitational At The Colonial Rich With Tradition

Some of golf’s greatest players will be at the Colonial Country Club this weekend for the 72nd annual Fort Worth Invitational, a tournament rich with tradition.



Elementary School Students Learn Science At iFly Indoor Skydiving

CBS 11 News meteorologist Jeff Jamison joined a group of students from Prestwick STEM Academy as they learned about gravity and air resistance at iFly, an indoor skydiving facility.


Harvey Will Likely Become Hurricane Soon

Harvey is currently a tropical storm, but is rapidly intensifying and will likely become a hurricane by the end of Thursday. The storm is on track to make landfall very early Saturday somewhere in the Corpus Christi area.


Real Science: Lewisville Fifth Grader Excels In Math And Science

Meet Elliot Huang of Castle Hills Elementary School.


Medical Professionals Take Notice Of Freshman’s Science Fair Project

David Yue of Plano has a science fair project that has caught the attention of North Texas medical professionals.


You Might See Some Snowflakes Mixed In With The Rain Today

The North Texas weather will be wet, cold and windy today! So far, we’ve already seen close to one-inch of rainfall.

CBS 11–02/23/2016

Real Science: Building Dreams With Robots

Aledo High’s Carter Haber leads the school’s robotics team, the “Circuit Breakers.”


Real Science: Student Using Math, Science To Spin Way To Success

Indie Lemons, a 5th grader at Thompson Elementary in Haslet, is a leader in her classroom.


Real Science: Duncanville High Student Working On Water Robot

Caleb Griffith has been commissioned to use a robot to eventually go underwater in murky conditions and even perform search and recovery missions.


FBI Investigates After Pipe Bomb Blows Up Mailbox

A powerful blast destroyed a stone and concrete mailbox in southwest Parker County north of Lipan.


Sunny Skies After Strong DFW Storms

A powerful Pacific storm system, which brought tornadoes to California earlier this week, slammed into the Southern Plains and brought North Texas soaking rains, strong winds and possible small tornadoes.


Weather Alert Day May Alter Holiday Plans

It’s not the best weather for a Memorial Day outside. A line of strong storms could come together on Monday afternoon and start moving east through the Metroplex.


Students Campaign For School Closures On Social Media

Students waiting and watching Twitter hoping for another day off from school, also sent messages asking CBS 11’s Meteorologist Jeff Jamison to help.


Winter Storm Watch Issued For North Texas

A WINTER STORM WATCH has been issued for parts of North Texas, including the DFW Metroplex Sunday evening through Monday.


Real Science Funny Raw Interview With Damian Castillejo

We interviewed Damien Castillejo for our Real Science about Dynamic Earth at the UTA Planetarium. He may just be a comedian in the making!


The @CBSDFW STORM TEAM BLOG: Finally Feeling Like October This Weekend!

After four days in a row in the 90s, we will finally get a big time cool down for the weekend!

CBS 11–10/10/2014

The @CBSDFW STORM TEAM BLOG: Ragweed & Mountain Cedar Together…Oh My!

Today’s ragweed count, taken daily by ENTDocs in Plano, is the highest in over ten years, according to a worker with ENTDocs.

CBS 11–10/08/2014

The @CBSDFW Storm Team Blog: Storms Give Way to Sun

A small, but potent upper level disturbance moved across North Texas early this morning, triggering strong thunderstorms for parts of the area. The strongest storms produce quarter size hail and flash flooding, mainly east and southeast of the DFW Metro.

CBS 11–10/06/2014

The @CBSDFW STORM TEAM BLOG: Great Weekend Ahead!

It will be very comfortable this weekend, with cool nights and mild to warm afternoons.

CBS 11–10/03/2014

Todays’ @CBSDFW STORM TEAM BLOG: Summer’s Last Stand?

We will get even hotter for Tuesday and Wednesday as high pressure in the upper levels continues its grip over North Texas.

CBS 11–09/08/2014

Today’s CBSDFW Storm Team Blog: Weekend Rain Chances & Next Week’s Outlook

There is more of the same for today’s weather feature: hot and humid. It will be breezy as well…with south winds up to 20-25 mph. Heat index numbers near 100° during the afternoon. These temperatures are running about 5 degrees above normal for early September.

CBS 11–09/03/2014

Tonight’s @CBSDFW STORM TEAM BLOG: Labor Day Weekend Not the End of Summer Temps

There will be more pop up showers and thunderstorms back in the forecast for Saturday as tropical moisture lingers, especially over the eastern half of North Texas. These will be widely spaced storms mainly during the afternoon and evening. Not everyone will see rain.

CBS 11–08/29/2014

The CBSDFW STORM TEAM BLOG: Better Shot at Rain Coming

It was a hot weekend and the start to the work week is no different. Highs expected to be near 100° this afternoon with light wind and higher humidity.

CBS 11–08/25/2014

Today’s @CBSDFW STORM TEAM BLOG: Break in the Heat After School Starts

This weekend will be a hot reminder that it is still August. Temps will be running about 5 degrees above normal, hitting the triple digits both days.

CBS 11–08/22/2014

Today’s @CBSDFW Storm Team Blog: A Long Wait for More Rain

It has been another hot and breezy day in North Texas. We did not see 100° at DFW, but will most likely start seeing triple digits again by Friday or Saturday.

CBS 11–08/21/2014

Today’s @CBSDFW Storm Team Blog: Bye Bye Rain Until Next Week

We’ve had at least a slight chance of rain since the weekend, but all the rain is gone now through the early parts of next week. Thursday will be hot and breezy again.

CBS 11–08/20/2014

More Heat Sunday Before Weather Changes Next Week

It’s been another very hot day across North Texas, with temperatures above 100° for the fourth day in a row. A HEAT ADVISORY has been extended to include most of North Texas until 7pm Sunday evening

CBS 11–08/09/2014

Sweating It Out This Weekend

Not much change in the forecast over the next few days, which means it will be very hot and muggy. Actual highs will be near 102 degrees, but the heat index will be near 105 degrees.

CBS 11–08/08/2014

More Heat on the Way

There will be many locations to see triple digits on Thursday.

CBS 11–08/06/2014

Mild Weather Sticking Around for the Weekend

Temperatures for the first day of August have certainly been on the cool side, with readings in the upper 70s to lower 80s this afternoon. Saturday will feature a bit warmer weather, with a little more sunshine. But 89° for a high is still below normal for early August (normal high is 97°)

CBS 11–08/01/2014

July Hasn’t Felt Like July Very Often This Year

It was another stunningly cool day today, especially considering the calendar reads July 31. Our high temp was a cool 81°. Add that to the 3 days earlier this month we spent in the 70s and this is the second time on record we’ve had 4 July days below 81°. The only other time that has happened was 109 years ago in 1905!

CBS 11–07/31/2014

Starting August With Below-Normal Temps

We had some remarkable rainfall across the northern and northeastern parts of North Texas early this morning as an upper level system rolled through. The sharp demarcation of who got a lot of rain and who didn’t is incredible.

CBS 11–07/31/2014

Heavier Rainfall Arrives Overnight into Thursday Morning

The shield of rain that moved across North Texas this morning yielded generally less than 1/2″ of rainfall. We’re forecasting quite a bit more than that in some areas late tonight into Thursday.

CBS 11–07/30/2014

Chance Of Rain Each Day This Week

After getting through the hottest weekend so far this year, we are watching some rain chances and slightly lower temperatures to start the work week.

CBS 11–07/28/2014

Ready For More Highs Below 90°?!

Even though the HEAT ADVISORY was dropped yesterday, it doesn’t mean it’s not going to be hot today or this weekend. Heat index readings will fall just shy of 105°, which is the HEAT ADVISORY criteria. But the feels like numbers today thru Sunday will approach 100-103°.

CBS 11–07/25/2014