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
  • Warm, sunny and dry start to spring in Colorado

    DENVER — Spring arrives at 3:58 p.m. Wednesday. It will certainly be feeling like spring in Denver with sunny skies, dry conditions and warm temperatures. Spring officially begins tomorrow at 3:58pm #cowx pic.twitter.com/cNpGv4QbUx — Jessica Lebel (@JessicaLebelWX) March 19, 2019 High temperatures will stay in the 50s the next few days along the Front Range. There could be an isolated shower or two on Thursday but most places will stay dry. Better shower chances move in on Friday with a […]

  • Cool temperatures with shower chances in store for week ahead

    Weather conditions will stay calm tonight along the Front Range after a beautiful St. Patrick’s day. Temperatures will stay in the upper 40s the next few days in Denver with shower chances each day. Monday will start out in the mid 20s and will reach temperatures in the upper 40s by the afternoon. There is a 10 percent chance for an isolated shower on the Front Range in the afternoon and evening. Whether the shower precipitation will fall as rain […]

  • Mild and dry weather stays for the next few days

    High pressure is taking control of Colorado’s weather for the next few days. That means mild and seasonal temperatures with mostly dry conditions. High temperatures will reach the low 50s tomorrow in Denver with mostly sunny skies. An isolated shower can’t be ruled out on the west side of town in the evening. Here’s the hour-by-hour planner for Sunday in Denver: Here’s a look back on our weather for St. Patrick’s day over the last few years. St. Patrick's Day […]

  • 5 things to know about Wednesday’s storm

    DENVER — A major storm is expected to hit Colorado starting Tuesday night.  Most of metro Denver and all of the northeastern Plains are under a blizzard warning. In other parts of the state, there are winter storm warnings, avalanche warnings and high wind warnings. A Pinpoint Weather Alert Day has been issued for Wednesday. Below are five things the Pinpoint Weather team suggests people know about the storm: 1. In metro Denver, snow totals will vary widely. Unlike most […]

  • Mother Nature throwing curveballs to Colorado, may affect path of large snowstorm

    Coloradans are in for a sizeable snow storm but outdoor adventurers can enjoy warm weather before the temperature dip. This storm will bring a big cool down to Eastern Colorado. Temperatures will be in the upper 50s to low 60s on Tuesday but will drop to the 30s and 20s on Wednesday afternoon and evening. Among the curve balls Mother Nature could throw are changes in the path of the storm. As of Monday evening, the system is far to […]

  • Wednesday snowstorm in Denver: What we know and don’t know right now

    DENVER — A snowstorm is heading for Colorado with the potential for significant accumulation and high winds. A Pinpoint Weather Alert Day has been issued for Wednesday and Thursday. RELATED: Full Pinpoint Weather forecast There are still variables in the forecast, so we’re sorting out what we know and don’t know as of Monday night. Here’s what we are sure of at this point in the forecast: We know that this storm will bring a big cool down to eastern […]

  • Avalanche warnings continue; Denver heats up before mid-week storm

    The mountains are still under a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day due to avalanche warnings (blue) that have been extended through 6:15am on Monday. More snow is on the way for Colorado’s high country tomorrow into Tuesday with Winter Weather Advisories and Winter Storm Warnings in place. It will be a quiet night in Denver with overnight lows in the low 20s and mostly cloudy skies to start off Monday. High temperatures will make it to 50 degrees with a 10 […]

  • Forecast: Avalanche warning through Sunday morning, Front Range stays mild

    There will be lingering snow showers in Colorado’s mountains through the evening keeping avalanche danger high. An avalanche warning is in place until 6 a.m. on Sunday. There will still be snow showers in Colorado’s northern mountains on Sunday, but thankfully avalanche danger will be lower than today. Denver will be mostly cloudy on Sunday with less wind than today. High temperatures will climb to the mid-40s in the afternoon. There is a 10 percent chance for an isolated snow […]

  • More snow hits the high country; Front Range stays mild

    DENVER — Light snow showers will clear out from the northern Front Range and northeast Plains on Wednesday evening with little accumulation expected. The mountains will see snow showers overnight into Thursday. Mild temperatures will return to Denver on Thursday. High temperatures will reach the low 50s with partly cloudy skies and dry conditions. The mountains will see snow showers on and off through Saturday. Snowfall will be heavy at times, and mixed with strong winds, it could cause reduced […]

  • Record-breaking cold with slick road conditions: Pinpoint Weather Alert Day

    As the snowfall continues to move out, cold temperatures and slick roads will become the main impacts. A Pinpoint Weather Alert Day has been issued for Monday. Overnight lows will drop to -4 degrees in Denver to start off the day. A Wind Chill Advisory is in place through 9 a.m. Monday with wind chill values down to -30 degrees possible. In temperatures this cold, it only takes 30 minutes for exposed skin to develop frostbite. Side streets will still […]

  • Heaviest snow will fall Saturday night with big impact to roads expected; Pinpoint Weather Alert Day

    DENVER — Snowfall is moving into the Front Range this afternoon and will become heavier this evening. With temperatures well below freezing already, road conditions will quickly deteriorate. It will be best to stay inside tonight if you don’t need to be out on the roads. Here’s a look at some of the totals we have seen as of 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon: Here's a look at snowfall totals so far… it is beginning to move into Denver! #cowx pic.twitter.com/ZQK6EVd0OE […]

  • Warm Thursday ahead before weekend snow and cool-down

    DENVER — It was another chilly and foggy start on Wednesday thanks to the inversion (increase in temperature with height) that has been in place since the start of the week. Fog has burned off in the city but is persistent on the Plains and into the northern Front Range. There will be cloudy skies with less fog overnight Wednesday. A less foggy start Thursday will help warm up temperatures. Highs will reach the mid-50s in the afternoon. The mountains […]

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