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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
  • Fire danger increases with more dry and windy weather

    Colorado will stay dry, sunny, and warm on Monday. High temperatures in Denver will reach the upper 50s with clear skies and breezy afternoon winds. Winds will be the strongest on the Northern Front Range and on the northeast plains tomorrow where gusts could reach 45mph. A Red Flag Warning is in place for these locations from 11am – 5pm Monday. Temperatures will jump up to the low 60s on Tuesday with more dry and sunny weather. A small storm […]

  • Light snow moves in Thursday, then it’s back to dry and warm

    DENVER — Two rounds of snow will impact Colorado this week, one Wednesday night and one Thursday. The round of light snow showers moving through Wednesday night is concentrated in southern Colorado and the southern mountains. No big accumulations are expected and it will clear out by early Thursday morning. Another round of snow showers moves in Thursday. This will give the Front Range, central mountains and northern mountains a shot at some snow. The storm will not bring a […]

  • Brief cool down before a mild and dry weekend

    DENVER — Two weak cold fronts will impact Colorado’s weather on Wednesday and Thursday. Temperatures will cool to the upper 30s both days in Denver with breezy to gusty winds. A few snow showers will develop in the mountains and eastern Plains by midday Wednesday. The mountains could see anywhere from a dusting to 2 inches from the storm. The showers on the eastern Plains will be banded in nature and very isolated so only a few places will see […]

  • Next storm moves in, bringing mountain snow, cold temperatures

    DENVER — Weather changes will move into Colorado starting Sunday night. A cold front is inching in from the northwest, bringing gusty winds and mountain snow. Snow showers started in the mountains around midafternoon Sunday and will continue overnight through midday Monday. A winter weather advisory is in place for the northern mountains from 7 p.m. Sunday to 11 a.m. Monday where gusty winds and snow could cause challenging driving conditions. The biggest impact on the Front Range will be […]

  • Slight cool down moves in Thursday, then it’s back to the 60s

    DENVER — A weak cold front is moving through Colorado on Wednesday evening, bringing gusty mountain winds and then cooler temperatures for Thursday. Winds have been strongest in the foothills and mountains with gusts reaching above 50 mph on some of the mountain passes. Winds will calm down on the Front Range on Wednesday evening but will still be breezy overnight for the mountains and foothills. High temperatures will cool down about 10 degrees for Thursday. Highs in Denver and […]

  • Morning snow moves out, leaving behind chilly temperatures

    DENVER — The all-time record high temperature in November was recorded in Denver on Monday with a high of 81 degrees. On Tuesday, there are big changes in the weather. Patchy fog and snow showers impacted metro Denver on Tuesday morning. Fog and snow moved out of the Front Range around 9 a.m., leaving behind cloudy skies and cold temperatures. Denver will be dry the rest of the day. Afternoon highs will reach 45 degrees — 36 degrees cooler than […]

  • Denver sets record high; warm weather sticks around for Monday

    DENVER — Denver reached a record high of 74 degrees on Sunday – and we could break another one on Monday ahead of a cold front on Tuesday that will bring cold and a chance of snow. It reached 74 at Denver International Airport at 1:53 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. That breaks the record of 72 degrees set in 1998. It will get even warmer on Monday as the sunshine and dry weather sticks around. The high on Monday will be […]

  • Cold front to bring cooler temperatures, snow chances on Monday

    DENVER — Another big weather change is on the way for Colorado this week. After sunshine and high temperatures in the 70s on Sunday, a cold front will bring cooler weather and a chance of snow to the Front Range on Monday. The chance of snow will move in after midnight Monday morning and last through midday Monday. In the afternoon, the chance of snow shifts south of the metro. No big accumulations are expected, but some light snow is […]

  • Denver’s first snow of the season is on the way

    DENVER — Snow will arrive in Denver on Monday morning. Snowfall will move into the Interstate 25 corridor and the mountains on Sunday night. The storm will bring accumulating snow, gusty winds and cold temperatures to Colorado. The cold front will move into northern Colorado and will quickly travel southeast. Denver will see rain showers first that will move in around 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. By midnight, rain showers will turn to snow. It will continue to snow, heavy […]

  • Winter storm moving across Colorado mountains

    DENVER — The biggest snowstorm of the season so far moved into Colorado on Sunday night with a cold front. Snowfall will pick up in the mountains overnight and continue throughout Monday before clearing out early Tuesday. The northern and central mountains will see the biggest impacts from the system. They include heavy snowfall, strong winds and low visibility, making travel difficult. Conditions will not be favorable for any outdoor activities on Sunday and Monday. Because of low visibility and […]

  • Snow, poor visibility in store for Colorado mountains

    Starting Sunday, the mountains of Colorado will see their biggest snowfall so far this season. Big changes will move into Colorado with a cold front on Sunday and last through Monday. The northern and central mountains will see the biggest impacts from this system. These impacts include heavy snowfall, strong winds, and low visibility making travel difficult. Conditions will not be favorable for any outdoor activities on Sunday and Monday. Because of low visibility and heavy snowfall expected, travel to […]

  • Photos: Snow in mountains, cold and wet weather in Denver for the weekend

    DENVER — It will be a chilly and wet weekend around metro Denver. High temperatures won’t make it out of the the 50s on Sunday and Monday. Colorado will have cloudy skies, fog, breezy winds, and rainfall in the lower elevations with snow in the mountains through Monday. RELATED: Track storms on Pinpoint Weather interactive radar Rainfall totals for Denver and the Front Range will be anywhere from .25″ to .75″…  great news for our current drought. A rain/snow mix possible […]