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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 in her hometown forecasting for the state of Colorado.

Jessica is a Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designated by the American Meteorological Society and you can watch her 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
  • Cooler temperatures and rain chances move in Monday

    It is going to be another hot Sunday in Colorado. High temperatures in Denver will reach 88 degrees and will be close to the record high temperature of 90 degrees set in 1905. Eastern Colorado will stay dry and sunny today with scattered showers and cloudy skies moving into northwest Colorado by this evening. Two cold front will move through this week cooling off temperatures and providing chances for rain. Highs drop to the 70s on Monday with scattered storm […]

  • Warm temperatures end the weekend, cooler week ahead

    DENVER — Fall arrives Saturday night at 7:54 p.m. despite the warm temperatures making it feel more like summer. The first full day of fall (Sunday) will be even warmer than the last day of summer. High temperatures will climb to the upper 80s along the Front Range on Sunday with sunny skies from start to finish. Changes in the forecast don’t arrive until Monday. High temperatures will drop to the 70s with a 30-percent chance for evening rain showers. […]

  • Warm temperatures return for first weekend of fall

    DENVER — It will be another dry and warm weekend for Colorado with above average temperatures each day. Temperatures in Denver will heat up to 85 degrees this afternoon. The record high temperature for today is 89 degrees set in 1953 and the average high is 76 degrees. Dry and sunny conditions are expected across the state today. More dry and warm weather moves in on Sunday. High temperatures will warm a few degrees from Saturday reaching 87 degrees in […]

  • Storms could linger overnight; rain could impact Thursday commute

    DENVER — It was a day of much-needed changes in Colorado weather with highs in the 80s and rain in some areas. Rainfall will linger overnight into the Thursday morning commute. Thursday morning will start with scattered showers and cloudy skies along the Front Range and Plains. High temperatures will only climb to the upper 70s in Denver with drier conditions moving in for the afternoon and evening. Friday will stay cool in the 70s with dry weather expected. Dry […]

  • Rain chances return Wednesday followed by cool down

    DENVER — It has been another hot and dry day across Colorado. Change is on the way with increasing rain chances on Wednesday and cooler temperatures by Thursday. Wednesday’s high temperature will reach the mid-80s in Denver with a 20 percent chance for afternoon and evening storms. Storms will form in the mountains after noon on Wednesday and will move northeast onto the Front Range and Plains. Lightning, hail and gusty winds are possible. Temperatures will fall to the 70s […]

  • More 90 degree days before cool down moves in

    It was another day in the 90s in Denver with a high temperature of 93 degrees. Today was Denver’s 7th day in a row of temperatures in the 90s which tied the longest streak of 90 degree days in September on record. Denver has now tied the longest streak of 90 degree days in September at 7 days. It previously happened in 1978 & 2013. The record for the longest streak will likely be broken tomorrow #cowx pic.twitter.com/gCO6KBK6yO — Jessica […]

  • Near record heat continues on the Front Range

    It was anther hot summer day in Denver with a record breaking high temperature of 94 degrees. The previous record high temperature for September 15th was 92 degrees set in 2000. Today put Denver at 56 days at or above 90 degrees so far this year. Well above the 30 year average of 42 days. Today marks Denver's 56th day at or above 90 degrees this year… #cowx pic.twitter.com/ySUaeHRH0y — Jessica Lebel (@JessicaLebelWX) September 15, 2018 The heat continues for […]

  • Record high temperatures possible this week as 90s return

    DENVER — It was a hot Sunday in Denver with an afternoon high temperature of 88 degrees. Believe it or not, temperatures will continue to warm up the rest of the week, with 90s returning by Tuesday. Monday will be another hot and dry day in Colorado. Denver will hit an afternoon high temperature of 89 degrees. The heat is on in Colorado this week! Denver will reach 89 degrees on Monday with the 90s returning on Tuesday #cowx pic.twitter.com/48fGSQh2R3 […]

  • Hot week ahead in Colorado

    DENVER — Saturday has been a beautiful weather day in Colorado. Denver reached a high temperature of 86 degrees this afternoon with sunny skies and dry conditions. Sunday is going to be very similar with a 10 percent chance of rain in the afternoon. Denver will see mostly sunny skies on Sunday with a high temperature of 86 degrees. An isolated evening storm can’t be ruled out with better chances in the mountains and eastern Plains. Sunday's weather will be […]

  • Big cool down moves in for Tuesday

    DENVER — It was hot, windy and dry for most of Colorado on Monday. Gusty winds will calm down late Monday night. A cold front will move south into Colorado overnight, bringing much cooler temperatures for Tuesday. Denver and the Front Range will reach the mid-70s on Tuesday afternoon with a 20 percent chance for afternoon showers. Temperatures will warm to the 80s on Wednesday with dry conditions. Hot 90-degree temperatures will return for Thursday and Friday. Saturday and Sunday […]

  • High fire danger returns Monday as winds increase

    DENVER — Monday will be another hot day in eastern Colorado. High temperatures will make it to 91 degrees in Denver with gusty afternoon winds. Winds will gust to 30-40 mph in the mountains, Front Range and on the eastern Plains on Monday. Gusty winds mixed with warm temperatures and low humidity will make fire danger high. A fire weather warning is in place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday. Outdoor burning is not advised. High Fire Danger is […]

  • Hot Sunday ahead with less haze and smoke

    DENVER — Today will be hot across the Front Range with better air quality than we have seen in a long time. Some of the smoke from wildfires has cleared out of our skies allowing for a great view of the mountains this morning. Hooray! We can see the mountains again today! Air quality is much better than what we have seen recently! #cowx pic.twitter.com/Q8oFItsKl6 — Jessica Lebel (@JessicaLebelWX) August 26, 2018 High temperatures today will reach the mid 90s […]