• Follow me on:

When Dave Murray was named Chief Meteorologist for KTVI, FOX 2 in 1989, he came full circle by returning to the city where his broadcasting career began in 1976. Viewers and colleagues alike applauded his return as is evidenced by his popularity and the ten Emmy Awards he has won since then for best weathercaster bringing his total number of Emmys to 12. This year, 2006…marks 30 years of forecasting the weather for the St. Louis area.

Nationwide, viewers got to know Dave from 1983 to 1985 on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and “World News This Morning” where he was Chief Meteorologist. While at ABC he also was a meteorological consultant for “World News Tonight”, “Nightline”, ABC Sports and on-air weathercaster for the ABC Radio Network. After his work at ABC, Dave became Chief Meteorologist for WBZ-TV in Boston and then moved back to his Midwestern roots in St. Louis.

Dave can be seen Monday through Friday on FOX 2 News at 5, 5:30, 6, and 9. He also reports special features for FOX 2 such as the “Weather Spotlight”.

Dave holds the American Meteorological Society’s Seal of Approval and was the first meteorologist weathercaster on the nightly TV news in St. Louis. He has served as Chairman of the AMS Broadcast Meteorology Board, as an advisor to the Board, and is a member of the National Weather Association. In 1999, Dave was the first weathercaster to ever receive the Quest Award from the St. Louis Chapter of the National Federation of Press Women.

Dedicated to helping children understand and enjoy science, Dave has given guided weather center tours to thousands of boy scouts and girl scouts over the past ten years. He is active with the United Way, the Asthma & Allergy Foundation, the Humane Society and the St. Louis Science Center.

Want to send me a news tip? E-mail: dave.murray@tvstl.com


Recent Articles
  • DAVE-MURRAY'S-FORECAST-LIGHTNING Disco

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…The weekend…December 3-4, 2016

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…The weekend…December 3-4, 2016 . The pace is ready to pick up with the split flow…the northern jet with the cold and the southern jet with the moisture really kick into gear…there is the urge to merge…but I still think its am problem over the next week…but that merge could happen the week after…chapped lip and static shock time…right now with a very dry air mass…and fighting with the dry air is a southern storm…but the dry […]

  • DAVE-MURRAY'S-FORECAST-LIGHTNING Disco

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Friday…December 2, 2016

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Friday…December 2, 2016 . A quiet and chilly to cold day over the STL area…in the 40’s again and dealing with a very dry atmosphere…chapped lip and static shock time…already! Saturday will start with some sun…but it is a day of increasing clouds…but a dry day…in the 40’s…Saturday night we get kicked by a back of moisture coming out of the southwest…with a mix of light rain, sleet and wet snow late, late Saturday night into Sunday […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO….Thursday…december 1, 2016

    Dave Murrays weather disco…Thursday…December 1, 2016 . Welcome to December…last month of the year…Wow…Quiet and typical cold…a little below average Thursday, Friday and Saturday…thinking a small impulse of energy will come by Saturday night…border line temps…but thinking we will see a little light snow late night into Sunday morning…no accumulation…ground temps just too warm…another system coming in late Monday into Tuesday…Watching a split flow in the atmosphere…the northwest flow with cold air(nothing extreme) and a cut-off low pressure over the […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO…WEDNESDAY…NOVEMBER 30, 2016

    Dave Murrays weather disco…Wednesday…November 30, 2016 . Wow…the last day of November…time flys…a cold front rolled by last night and that has opened the door to another seasonal shift…strong and gusty west to northwest winds…15-30 mph…with a mix of clouds and sun…more sun in the morning…more clouds in the afternoon. A bundle up day after 60’s on Tuesday…49 for the high today…that is about average…however the winds will make it feel cold to be out and about…wind chills in the […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO…TUESDAY…NOVEMBER 29,M 2016

    Dave Murrays weather disco…Tuesday…November 29, 2016 . Still in the flow around a large storm system over the upper Midwest and the Great Lakes…that spin sending down two cold fronts…the first front is to the east…pushing out the wet and now waiting for secondary cold front rolling by dry…Tuesday night…its the second front that has the colder air…in turn…we are in the southwest flow on Tuesday…still looking like the warmest day of the week…into the mid 60’s and breezy for […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO…THE WEEKEND NOVEMBER 26-27, 2016

    Dave Murrays weather disco…The Weekend…November 26-27, 2016 . The weekend goes on and finally the low clouds will make the exit…a painfully slow process… classic November at work…a dirty high pressure, high humidity and that low sun angle doing the trick the last two days. But we should have a fair share of sun on Saturday…clear skies…Saturday night and Sunday…some early sun…then increasing clouds take over. The bulk of the rain should hold off until after the sun goes down… […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO…THURSDAY…NOVEMBER 24, 2016

    Dave Murrays weather disco…Thursday…November 24, 2016 . Happy Thanksgiving everyone…a quiet day over the STL region…but the clearing process will stay on the slow side…as a slow moving low pressure moves up into the Great Lakes…lets think morning clouds then becoming partly sunny…50 to 55 for the highs in the afternoon. Overall a rather quiet pattern…for Friday and Saturday…watching the shot of another weather system late in the holiday weekend…late Sunday and Sunday night into Monday…looking some showers…all liquid…no snow […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO…WEDNESDAY…NOVEMBER 23, 2016

    Dave Murrays weather disco…Wednesday…November 23, 2016 . The big travel day today…Happy Thanksgiving everyone…Feeling more like lat Fall…but no extreme cold or heat in the picture. The next system comes from the plains…rolls over us on Wednesday…morning showers then just lots of clouds…a little chilly…but close to average…Thanksgiving Thursday holding…plenty of sun and dry…50 to 55 degrees. Overall a rather quiet pattern…for Friday and Saturday…watching the shot of another weather system late in the holiday weekend…Sunday and Sunday night…looking some […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO…TUESDAY…NOVEMBER 22, 2016

    Dave Murrays weather disco…Tuesday…November 22, 2016 . Happy Thanksgiving week everyone…Feeling more like lat Fall…but no extreme cold or heat in the picture. The next system comes from the plains…spreading clouds our way on Tuesday…with Rain and maybe a few storms mid to late day Tuesday into Tuesday night…pulling away Wednesday morning… Thanksgiving Thursday holding…plenty of sun and dry…50 to 55 degrees. Overall a rather quiet pattern…watching the shot of another weather system late in the holiday weekend…but not sold […]

  • winterforecast

    Dave Murray’s 2016-2017 Long Range Winter Forecast

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Every season is fun and tough to forecast in the St. Louis area, but the challenge really steps up to the plate in December, a month that typically brings a wide variety of weather. The weather patterns get busy, especially when compared to Fall.  It is a month that can be rather mild at times to featuring flat out classic hard core conditions. It is a ride. The challenge is not the supply of moisture but […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO…THE WEEKEND…NOVEMBER 19-20, 2016

    Dave Murrays weather disco…the weekend…November 19-20, 2016 . Feels more like late Fall should for Saturday…windy and cold…about 45 for the high…still a few spots of flurries…but very, very limited. On track for the hard freeze overnight Saturday…clear skies, light winds and dry air…with a dip to 25 degrees…then Sunday…high pressure overhead…sunshine, light winds and slightly warmer…especially with the light winds…near 50 degrees. . Into next week…the holiday week…a little warmer Monday then Tuesday the next system rolls in…the pace […]

  • DAVE-MURRAY'S-FORECAST-LIGHTNING Disco

    DAVE MURRAY’S LATEST WEATHER DISCO…FRIDAY…NOVEMBER 18, 2016

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…FRIDAY…November 18, 2016. . An interesting weather day today…thanks to a cold front rolling by about midday…mostly cloudy skies and gusty winds…the warmest part of the day will be in the morning…into the 60’s…then with the front a fast round of rain and storms…wind being the big feature that could go strong to severe. Any wet out by mid to late afternoon and with the front temps start the drop…dropping through the 50’s Friday afternoon…35 for […]