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Erika Lopez (Meteorologist)

Erika Lopez (Meteorologist)

Erika Lopez (Meteorologist) is a member of the KHOU Weather Team, she recently joined the station in April 2019. She hails from Phoenix city in Arizona.[1]

Early Life

Erika was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona where her love for Meteorology began as a little girl every year during monsoon season. Erika Lopez (Meteorologist) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric sciences with an emphasis in meteorology and Climatology from Arizona State University. She knew broadcasting would be her career path after interning with KTTC in Rochester, Minnesota.[3]

Career

Erika Lopez (Meteorologist) started her career as an intern in KTTC in Rochester, Minnesota.

Erika has worked as a meteorologist in Victoria, Texas with KAVU and WeatherNation TV in Denver, Colorado, where she had the opportunity to forecast on a national level as well as storm chase across the Central Plains

She also worked in KVUE Austin, Texas as the morning meteorologist. During her time in Austin, she forecast and covered the most recent historical fall floods of 2018 along the Highland Lakes. Erika was also in Austin during Hurricane Harvey, one of the most devastating hurricanes on record. She was able to forecast and give updates to evacuees who traveled up to central Texas.[5] She is currently a member of the KHOU Weather Team.

Trivia

When \she is not fixed up, Erika enjoys exploring the beautiful state of Texas with her husband, visiting family in Arizona, checking out new restaurants in the Houston area, or staying active on a local running trail and fitness class.

She looks forward to new adventures and traveling which mainly consist of hiking and scuba diving.

Relationship

September 2019, Erika Lopez got married to her husband Otto Staudt, at he Orchard at Caney Creek in Wharton, Texas.

They both met while working at KAVU Victoria years ago.

Her maid of honor was Chelsey Hernandez, a consumer reporter who works at abc13 KTRK.[2]

Articles

Her most recent articles in KHOU include;

  • Severe storms possible Saturday for Houston area

  • Allergy relief in the forecast for Central Texas

  • Central Texas weather: A cold front is pushing through on Wednesday morning[4]

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