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Jessica Lebel joined the Pinpoint Weather team on FOX31 and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 as a meteorologist in March 2017. She is thrilled to be back in her hometown forecasting for the state of Colorado. You can watch Jessica on FOX31 News on Saturday and Sunday nights and during the week chasing storms in the Pinpoint Weather Beast.

Jessica grew up in Littleton, Colorado where she experienced a wide variety of weather that sparked her interest in becoming a meteorologist. Growing up on the Front Range, she learned to love the outdoors and appreciate everything that Colorado has to offer.

Before moving back to Denver, Jessica worked as a meteorologist at KKTV 11 News, CBS affiliate, in Colorado Springs. In Colorado Springs, Jessica covered wildfires, blizzards, tornadoes, and severe flooding events. Prior to moving there, Jessica worked as a meteorologist and multimedia journalist in Grand Junction, Colorado at KKCO and KJCT.

Jessica attended the University of Kansas and received a B.S. in Atmospheric Science with an emphasis in News Media Forecasting. While in school, she was the weekend meteorologist at WOW6 News, in Lawrence, Kansas. During her time in Tornado Alley, Jessica fell in love with forecasting severe weather and chased her first tornado on April 8, 2015 in Medicine Lodge, Kansas.

On her days off you can catch Jessica hiking, skiing, playing soccer, and cheering on the KU Jayhawks basketball team (Rockchalk!). Please send her any cool weather photos you take in Colorado. She’d love to see them!

If you want to contact Jessica, email JLebel@KDVR.com.​

Recent Articles
  • Rain and snow end with sunshine and 60s returning Wednesday

    DENVER — It was a cold and wet Tuesday with snow, rain, and mixed showers and temperatures in the 30s. Warmer temperatures and dry weather move in for Wednesday. Highs will be in the mid 60s. Another small storm system moves in Thursday bringing a 20% chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. Highs will fall into the 50s. Warmer and drier weather move in Friday and through the weekend with highs in the 70s and 80s. Check interactive […]

  • Rain and snow move in, dropping temperatures to the 40s on Tuesday

    DENVER — The Front Range had mild and calm weather on Monday, but changes will move in overnight with rain, snow and much cooler temperatures. Isolated showers and storms will move across the mountains, Front Range and eastern Plains on Monday afternoon and evening. Temperatures will drop quickly and winds will increase as a cold front sweeps across the state. Cloud cover will build in overnight with scattered rain showers changing to snow by early Tuesday morning. This could create […]

  • 70s return Monday with chances of snow by Tuesday morning

    DENVER — The Front Range saw beautiful weather conditions on Sunday with sunny skies and seasonal temperatures. Temperatures will warm to the 70s on Monday afternoon with a cold front bringing big changes by Tuesday morning. Colorado will start Monday with mostly sunny skies and dry conditions statewide. Winds will pick up in the afternoon and cloud cover will increase as a cold front pushes in. Temperatures will cool quickly Monday evening with scattered showers and storms developing. Showers will […]

  • Sunshine and 60s return Sunday

    DENVER — Precipitation will continue to clear out from north to south Saturday evening. Clearing skies and calm winds will lead to overnight fog creating low visibility on the roads. Fog and cloudy skies will begin to clear by mid morning on Sunday, making way for sunshine and mild temperatures the rest of the day. Denver’s afternoon high temperature will reach 66 degrees. 60s and sunshine return tomorrow (after morning fog)… enjoy! #cowx pic.twitter.com/jUM2MMDPs8 — Jessica Lebel (@JessicaLebelWX) April 21, […]

  • Temperatures soar to the 70s on Monday with gusty winds

    DENVER — The weather will be quiet and mild across Colorado on Sunday evening. Monday will be warm and windy, bringing high fire danger back to Colorado. Denver will have sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 30s on Monday morning. Winds will gust up to 25 mph in the afternoon with high temperatures reaching the mid-70s. Winds will be much stronger in western and southern Colorado than in Denver. Southern Colorado and parts of the Western Slope are under […]

  • Temperatures warm up for Sunday with less wind

    It has been a windy Saturday on the Front Range and eastern plains with gusts up to 50mph through the afternoon. After sunset tonight, winds will calm down and will stay mostly calm for Sunday. The central and northern mountains will see scattered snow showers overnight tonight before clearing out Sunday morning, bringing a trace to 4 inches of accumulation. Denver will start off with mostly sunny skies and temperatures in the 30s on Sunday. High temperatures will be about […]

  • High temperatures to push into record territory across Denver, Front Range

    DENVER — The heat will get cranked up in Colorado on Wednesday along with gusty afternoon winds. Strong winds and low humidity will create critical fire danger across most of the state. Denver has a chance to hit 80 degrees on Wednesday that would tie the record for date set in 1982. The last time it cracked 80 degrees in Denver was Nov. 27, when the high at Denver International Airport was 81 degrees. Winds will gust up to 35 […]

  • Warm, dry conditions with temperatures into 70s next 3 days

    DENVER — There will be fantastic weather across Colorado on Tuesday. Skies will be partly sunny with dry conditions statewide. In Denver, high temperatures will climb to the low 70s with breezy winds. The warmup continues Wednesday and Thursday with highs reaching near record levels. Wednesday’s forecast high is 78 degrees, nearing the record high of 80 degrees set in 1982. Thursday’s forecast high is expected to be at the record of 79 degrees set in 1976. Fire danger will […]

  • Big weekend storm helps Colorado snowpack, but not enough to catch up

    DENVER — The Colorado mountains saw a big round of snow over the weekend, bringing more than 2 feet for many ski areas over the past three days. This was enough snowfall to improve snowpack numbers, but not enough to catch up to the average. As of today, Colorado is at 72 percent of average. On average, April 9 is the peak of the snowfall in the state. The state is 28 percent behind the average. Unless there’s a big […]

  • Temperatures cool down Monday with chances for showers

    It has been a windy and mild Sunday up and down the Front Range. Winds will quiet down in the lower elevations after sunset tonight with breezy winds sticking around in the foothills and mountains. A few isolated rain showers will make their way across the Front Range and onto the eastern plains this evening. Scattered snow showers will continue in the mountains tonight and through the day tomorrow. Denver will start off Monday with mostly cloudy skies and a […]

  • Heavy mountain snow moves in tonight bringing travel impacts and fresh powder

    Another storm system is moving into Colorado tonight bringing heavy snow to the mountains, rain to the Front Range, and a wintry mix to the eastern plains. Rain and snow have already started to make their way across the mountains bringing light rain showers to parts of the Front Range this evening. Denver has a chance to see scattered light rain showers this evening through mid morning on Sunday before clearing out. Mountains valleys will see rain this evening change […]

  • Temperatures soar into 70s on Monday with high fire danger

    DENVER — Denver and the Front Range will have a strong west wind on Monday, making temperatures warm and fire danger high. Afternoon highs will climb to the 70s in Denver with winds gusting up to 40 mph. A red flag warning is in place in southern Colorado from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday where winds will gust to 45 mph and humidity will be as low as 5 percent. Outdoor burning is not advised. Cloud cover will increase […]