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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 long-range 2017-2018 Winter forecast

    ST. LOUIS, MO – The 2017 Fall brought some wild temperature rides and some interesting moisture patterns. Fall gets us ready for the big three months of long range forecasting, the winter season. The questions of cold and the questions of ice and snow dominate. But also we ask, what about a white or green Christmas? Every day is fun to forecast in St. Louis, but winter is a little extra fun. So off we go with a look at […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…The Weekend…November 18-19, 2017 .

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…The Weekend…November 18-19, 2017 . The weather is busy on Saturday as a strong low pressure passes to our north and drags a strong cold front thru…interesting day…in the morning…mild and windy with waves of rain and storms…some storm could be strong…wind being the big feature. The front passes around mid-day…winds swing to the northwest…30 to 50 m.p.h….that is not a typo…a major leaf drop and possible power outages. Rain will end as skies clearing but temps […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…Friday…November 17, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Friday…November 17, 2017 . my winter forecast for STL..re-airs Friday evening at 5:30pm on Fox 2 and then will be posted here at 6pm on Friday . The next weather system in play over the next 24 to 36 hours…clouds and moisture rising from the south as a cold front works in from the Plains…Friday will be cloudy with spotty drizzle and spotty showers…temps rising well into the 50’s…an uptick with rain and some non-severe storms Friday […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…Thursday…November 16, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Thursday…November 16, 2017 . my winter forecast for STL..Thursday night at 9pm on Fox 2 . All is quiet on this Thursday…partly to mostly sunny skies and quiet…but chilly 52 for the high…here comes the next system…Late, late, late Thursday night, Friday and into Saturday morning…the next round of rain and a few storms(non-severe) in play…clearing windy and colder Saturday afternoon with gusty winds…dry and rather cold on Sunday.

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…Wednesday…November 15, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Wednesday…November 15, 2017 . Two things coming up…my winter forecast for STL..Thursday night at 9pm on Fox 2 . I will be on with Martin on 590 the Fan…at noon on Wednesday…talking about the weather and the forecast. . A cool front comes by around noon on Wednesday…rain in the morning…then clearing and windy for the afternoon…the high 59 but temps will be slowly sliding during the afternoon hours. Clear and cold Wednesday night and quiet and […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…Tuesday…November 14, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Tuesday…November 14, 2017 The southerly flow starts to return today…it will be warmer from start to finish…55 for the high in the afternoon. Mainly dry on Tuesday…some showers in western and central MO…but not thinking they get it to STL… the first wave of rain and some thunder…late, late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning…think midnight to noon…then the second batch will be late, late Thursday night, Friday and Friday evening…rain and some thunder…warmer…a little windy too…cooler over […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…The weekend… November 11-12, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…The weekend… November 11-12, 2017 . Increasing clouds for Saturday…but a dry day…warmer…but still below average and chilly…clouds Saturday night…some spotty light rain late Saturday night into early Sunday…limited rain and temps well above the freezing point. Sunday…mostly cloudy…a little more sun late in the afternoon. Monday is sunny and Tuesday…partly sunny…periods of rain…all rain Tuesday night and into Wednesday..also all rain…temps up a little. Have a great weekend…celebrating my birthday on Saturday.

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Friday… November 10, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Friday… November 10, 2017 . Lots of sunshine again today…but its a cold day from start to finish…thanks to the dry cold front passing by Thursday…early afternoon…the coldest temps so far this season.Looking like chilly rain showers late Saturday night into early Sunday morning…so Saturday during the day is dry and a good portion of Sunday is also dry…any rain will be light and rather fast…the next shot of rain…all rain…is for Tuesday night.

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Thursday… November 9, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Thursday… November 9, 2017 . Lots of sunshine again today…a cold start…slightly warmer this afternoon…still below average. A dry cold front passes mid to late day…shifting winds to the northwest…and opens up a solid November chill…28 tonight…45 for the high Friday…but still lots of sun. Looking like chilly rain showers late Saturday and focused on Saturday night into Sunday morning…the western storm system is slowing down…and right now mainly a light rain…could end as some wet […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Wednesday… November 8, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Wednesday… November 8, 2017 . Something different today and next couple of days…the sun is back…as a large dome of high pressure takes over…Canadian air…so look for chilly days and cold night…below average temps…no warmth this week. Looking like chilly rain showers on Saturday…taking over during the afternoon and well into the night…could end as some wet snowflakes late night/early morning on Sunday.

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Tuesday… November 7, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Tuesday… November 7, 2017 Tons of clouds hanging tough over the region once again…there will be a few spotty showers at times…but thinking rainfall is rather limited for Tuesday…no question the November chill hangs tough…40’s for the bulk of the day. Keep the clouds and chill going Tuesday night…lots of sunshine…Wednesday, Thursday and Friday…but below average temps in play…day and night…no warmth this week. Looking like chilly rain showers on Saturday.

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…NOVEMBER 4-5, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…NOVEMBER 4-5, 2017. Time change weekend…ready…sunset Sunday afternoon will be 4:57! More Weird times continue over the next 5 days…warmer Saturday 69 degrees…even warmer on Sunday 79 degrees…the record 82 degrees…so making a run…with rain and some storms late Sunday into Sunday night…questions about severe weather…wait for it…cooler on Monday…strap in its a wild temperature ride…a chilly rain on Monday and Tuesday.