Erin Christiansen

Erin Christiansen

Chief Meteorologist

Erin Christiansen returned to Tucson as KOLD News 13's new chief meteorologist in October 2020.

She's no stranger to southern Arizona and spent two decades working in the Tucson market; 18 of which were on-air.

Among her accomplishments, Erin holds two Emmy Awards for weathercasting, an Arizona Press Award for news writing and is also a member of the American Meteorological Society and National Weather Association. She also holds the coveted Certified Broadcast Meteorologist accreditation from the American Meteorological Society.

Erin returns to Tucson after spending the last two years at WPEC, a CBS affiliate in West Palm Beach.

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Recent Articles by Erin

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Go ahead! Have that Thanksgiving dinner on the patio!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Perfection for Thanksgiving!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Thankful for mild weather!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Thankful for mild weather in the coming week.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Giving thanks for gorgeous weather next week!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Do you hear that? That’s the sound of another record breaking!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: More record heat. Really, Tucson?

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Most 90° days ever recorded? Oh, yeah, it’s possible.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Enjoy this weekend. A mid-November heat wave is around the corner!

Leonid Meteor Shower highlights sky-watching events in mid-November

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A+ weather all weekend long!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Strong warming trend starts Sunday

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Goldilocks weather this week!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: We’re going to keep our cool!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: First Alert Action Days Saturday and Monday

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Four days, four different seasons!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: There’s light at the end of the 90 degree tunnel, Tucson!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Brace for big changes by the weekend!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Staying In the Record Ballpark This Week!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: More treat than trick!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Halloween Heat Wave!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Weather Whiplash 2.0

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Another Freezing Night!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Coldest Night of Season So Far!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: So long, summer!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Two strong systems heading our way

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Ready for weather whiplash?

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Did someone say 70s?

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: It’s been 184 days since we have felt what’s coming early next week!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Latest occurrence of 100° record tied.