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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
  • Snow, cold continue overnight; slick roads expected

    DENVER — Sunday was a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day for Colorado with accumulating snowfall, slick roads and cold temperatures. Here is a look at some of the snowfall totals from this storm as of 4 p.m. Sunday: Here are the latest snowfall reports! #cowx pic.twitter.com/0UdtBgGg21 — Jessica Lebel (@JessicaLebelWX) November 11, 2018 Additional snowfall is expected Sunday night into early Monday morning along with freezing temperatures, making the chance higher for icy spots on the roads. Overnight travel impacts will […]

  • Snow starts late Saturday, lasts through Sunday: Pinpoint Weather Alert Day

    DENVER — Big weather changes are headed to the Front Range. A cold front will move in tonight from the north, cooling temperatures and picking up winds. Colorado will be under a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day Sunday. Snow showers will begin to push south starting in northern Colorado around 10 p.m. Saturday night. Metro Denver will start to see snow around or after midnight. Snow will continue through Sunday before tapering off from north to south Sunday night and Monday […]

  • Calm weather Tuesday followed by cooler end to week

    It has been a calm and breezy day across the Front Range. Winds will gust up to 20 mph through the afternoon before weakening this evening. Colorado’s mountains have picked up nearly two feet of snow in some spots over the past three days. A few isolated snow showers will continue tonight in the northeastern mountains before drying out on Tuesday. Denver will see temperatures in the low 50s Tuesday afternoon with mostly sunny skies and dry conditions. Denver’s temperatures […]

  • Winter storm impacts Colorado’s mountains

    DENVER — Snow showers have been ongoing through most of today in Colorado’s mountains and are expected to continue overnight before ending Monday morning. If you have travel planed in the mountains tonight, it will be challenging. Winds are gusting up to 60mph in spots, causing blowing snow and reduced visibility on the roadways. Snowfall is also heavy at times, making roads slick and snow covered.  A Winter Weather Advisory is in place until 11 a.m. Monday. Totals are expected […]

  • More mountain snow on the way Sunday

    DENVER — Colorado’s high country has picked up several inches of snow thanks to a storm system that moved in Friday night and lasted most of the day today. Another storm is on the way for the mountains that will move in Sunday morning. The Front Range will stay cool and calm on Sunday. Denver’s high temperature will reach 54 degrees, with a 10-percent chance of an isolated rain shower. Snowfall will pick up in the mountains by late morning […]

  • Warm Monday before rain and snow arrive Tuesday

    DENVER — The calm weather Colorado saw this weekend will continue into Monday. High temperatures in Denver will reach the upper 70s with sunny skies and dry conditions. Big changes move on Tuesday as our next storm system arrives. We will be under a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day on both Tuesday and Wednesday. Precipitation will start as rain in Denver Tuesday morning and will switch over to a rain/snow mix as temperatures cool by midday. Snow showers will continue on […]

  • Warm, sunny and dry end to weekend

    DENVER — It was a mostly sunny and windy Saturday in Colorado. The winds are from a weak cold front that is moving through tonight. This front will only cool temperatures by a few degrees on Sunday. Denver will hit a high temperature of 71 degrees on Sunday with sunny skies and less wind than Saturday. Dry and warm weather continues on Monday before our next storm system arrives on Tuesday. Late Tuesday night, rain showers will move in switching […]

  • Dry, mild end to workweek for most of Colorado

    DENVER — After a rainy Wednesday morning, drier weather will settle in over the next few days. The rest of the evening will stay dry on the Front Range as rain showers continue through late tonight on the southeast Plains. Thursday will be dry for most of Colorado, with the exception of a few isolated showers in the mountains during the afternoon. Temperatures will warm up to 66 degrees in Denver with partly cloudy skies. Friday will be another dry […]

  • Wet Wednesday ahead with mild temperatures

    A few rain showers are possible on the Front Range tonight with better chances staying in the mountains. Rain chances will increase on the Front Range Wednesday morning. Wednesday will start off with cloudy skies in Denver and along the Front Range with rain showers developing during the morning commute. Showers will move out of Denver during the afternoon but will continue on the southeast plains overnight into early Thursday before clearing. Temperatures will reach the low 60s in Denver […]

  • Nice weather continues on the Front Range

    DENVER — Eastern Colorado will see a long stretch of dry and mild weather this week. Temperatures will heat up to the low 60s in Denver Thursday, with sunny skies and dry conditions. Thanks to recent cold temperatures and snow, a lot of leaves are starting to fall off of trees. The next three days will have great weather to rake the yard, although Thursday will be breezy at times. Friday and Saturday will have similar conditions to Thursday. Highs […]

  • Temperatures warm up with dry week ahead

    It has been a chilly start to the week with a morning low of 18 degrees in Denver today, breaking the previous record of 20 degrees set in 1970. Afternoon highs hit the low 40s with sunny skies and dry conditions. Temperatures will warm up for the rest of the week with dry weather in the forecast each day on the Front Range. Highs will reach the 50s in Denver on both Tuesday and Wednesday. Here’s the hour-by-hour forecast for […]

  • Frigid start to Monday followed by drier, warmer weather

    DENVER — Snow is wrapping up in Colorado and will continue to taper off from north to south. Thanks to clearing skies, temperatures will fall to the teens for many places along the Front Range and on the Plains Sunday night into early Monday. Denver will start off Monday around 12 degrees, breaking the record low temperature of 20 degrees set in 1970. Wind chills, thanks to a light breeze, will drop to the single digits and possibly below zero […]