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: High fire danger!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cooler air is around the corner. So are gusty winds and fire weather concerns.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Clouds, cooler air and gusty winds.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cooler temps around the corner.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warm, breezy weekend ahead.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Just as warm, not as windy.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Temps level off, wind picks up.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Near 90 degrees through the week.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Temperatures staying in the record ballpark!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: High pressure turns up the heat, wind and fire concerns.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: First 90° Day of the Year Thursday... No Foolin’.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Ready or not, here it comes. Tucson’s first 90 degree day of the year is near.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: We’ll hit a major mercury milestone this week!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Breezy, but a chance for rain.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Wind and blowing dust return Thursday for a First Alert Action Day!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain in the valley, snow in the mountains. Our First Alert Action Night continues.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: High fire danger through Tuesday!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Spring is in swing!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: The 80s are back!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Like the 80s? You’re in luck!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Near-Freezing Night Ahead!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A chance for rain and snow flurries overnight!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain trickles in overnight as a cold Saturday awaits.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Dramatic drop in temperatures with a little rain sprinkled in.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Ready for a dramatic drop in temps?

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Rain is right around the corner!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Wind, blowing dust and fire concerns this week.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Weekend warm-up on the way!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Quick cool down Thursday!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: High Fire Threat Wednesday