Erin Christiansen

Erin Christiansen

Chief Meteorologist

Erin Christiansen

KOLD Chief Meteorologist Erin Christiansen

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: More like March than January!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cool start to the week, warming trend sets in Wednesday

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Breezy Saturday, Much Cooler Sunday

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Mild temps to end the week before a weekend cool down!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Goldilocks weather continues!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Mild start to January. Change coming this weekend.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Coldest nights of the season are moving in!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain overnight, cold air tomorrow!

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Weather Whiplash For the End of 2020!

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warmer weather returns for final weekend of 2020!

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cooler for Christmas. Warmer final weekend of 2020!

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A Christmas cool down is on the way!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: The Great Conjunction Is Tonight!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Weekend weather looks merry and bright!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Dramatic drop in temps Friday, before a weekend warm-up.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: 70s are back Thursday!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Freezing overnight! Remember to protect people, pets, plants and pipes.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Buckle up! We’re on a temperature roller coaster ride.

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Back to our regularly scheduled programming! Dry and sunny weather returns just in time for the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain tapers off this evening. Cool air remains.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain is on the way!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Seasonal for the first weekend of December! The weather will change next week.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sub-freezing temperatures Thursday night through Friday morning

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Simply seasonally superb!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Several systems keep the wind breezy and temps fluctuating this week.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Tucson, Saturday starts with the coldest temperature in 31 days!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Shopping, hiking, biking... beautiful forecast for Black Friday!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Perfection for Thanksgiving!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Thankful for mild weather!

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