Chris Holtzman

AMS Certified Meteorologist
Charleston, SC
Chris Holtzman

Chris joined the Live 5 News team in December 2020.

Professional Experience: Meteorologist - WHSV in Harrisonburg, VA where I forecasted for 2 different states (VA, and WV) stretching from the Allegheny Mountains to the Shenandoah Valley; Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM #822) awarded by the American Meteorological Society

Education: Lyndon State College; BS in Atmospheric Sciences

Hometown: Farmington, Connecticut

Hobbies & Interests: I enjoy the outdoors and can’t wait to explore the Lowcountry! I obtained the rank of black belt in Shaolin Kempo Karate.

Favorite Books/Music: I enjoy listening to classic rock, especially Journey! I enjoy reading mystery novels.

Most Memorable Storm: While vacationing in Florida in 2004, I experienced my first Hurricane (Hurricane Charley). Charley reached category 4 strength with winds of 150mph, the name was retired and will never be used again.

Likes Best About Lowcountry: The warm weather, the beautiful scenery, and the food!