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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
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    ST. LOUIS, MO – Winter is still doing its thing over the St. Louis area and there is more interesting and tough forecasting ahead. The three months of Winter are ending, but Spring struggles here in St. Louis. The key to early Spring is swings, swings that give us some hope that Spring is near and swings that remind us that Winter is not ready to let go. The great St. Louis weather ride continues, so let’s get this started […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…FEBRUARY 24-25, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…FEBRUARY 24-25, 2018 . The fast southwest flow is alive and well…we have plenty of wet on the way…the good news no ice…waves of rain and some storms Saturday and into Saturday evening…severe weather focused on S.E. MO AND Southern IL. But around metro STL there will be some storms and waves of very heavy rain….all liquid. Coming at us in waves…so not raining all the time…but bringing 2 to 3 inches […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…FEBRUARY 23, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…FEBRUARY 23, 2018 . The fast southwest flow is alive and well…we have plenty of wet on the way…the good news no ice…any showers out of the picture early Friday morning…then much of the day is cloudy and dry and warmer…upper 50’s…then late Friday night…another wave of rain and some storms will take over…lasting thru Saturday and ending Saturday evening…all liquid. Coming at us in waves…so not raining all the time…but bringing 2 […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…FEBRUARY 22, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…FEBRUARY 22, 2018 . My Spring forecast for STL…Thursday night at 9pm on Fox 2…a look at March, April and May   The weird weather goes on…the winter mix of last night is quickly out of the picture…cloudy skies and lots of dry time today with rising temperatures…48 degrees this afternoon…then more rain and a few storms Thursday night, Friday, Friday night, Saturday and Saturday night. Coming at us in waves…so not raining […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…FEBRUARY 21, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…FEBRUARY 21, 2018 . My Spring forecast for STL…this Thursday at 9pm on Fox 2…a look at March, April and May   No question an impressive temperature drop over the last 12 hours…cold times are back for this Wednesday…we should fall close to 32 degrees by early Wednesday morning…so looking at a light…mix of rain, sleet and freezing rain…looking rather limited…then back to spotty rain showers getting into the late morning and Wednesday […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…FEBRUARY 20, 2018 .

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…FEBRUARY 20, 2018 . My Spring forecast for STL…this Thursday at 9pm on Fox 2…a look at March, April and May Wet times in play over the next several days…waves of rain and some non-severe storms into Saturday night…a little break on Thursday. Still mild on Tuesday…then colder air will leak in late Tuesday and Tuesday night…we should fall close to 32 degrees by early Wednesday morning…so looking at a light…mix of rain, […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…FEBRUARY 17-18, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…FEBRUARY 17-18, 2018 . More twist and turns with our weather this weekend…a push of moisture from the southwest will start our weather on saturday morning with some snow and rain mixed…mainly rain and light…will be fighting alot of dry air but lets not be surprised to see a hint of snow in the air…no concerns…skies slowly clear going thru Saturday afternoon…clear and cold Saturday night…Sunday…partly sunny…the winds get busy and the […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL Weather disco…FRIDAY…FEBRUARY 16, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL Weather disco…FRIDAY…FEBRUARY 16, 2018 . My Spring Forecast for STL..Thursday night February 22, 2018 at 9pm on Fox 2…a look at March, April and May . Welcome to Friday and don’t expect Spring time like yesterday…a large dome of Canadian high pressure will take control with clearing and breezy weather in the morning…partly sunny in the afternoon…30’s all day long…that is a great STL change from 70’s to near 80 degrees Thursday…40 plus degrees colder. Cold […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL Weather disco…THURSDAY…FEBRUARY 15, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL Weather disco…THURSDAY…FEBRUARY 15, 2018 . My Spring Forecast for STL..Thursday night February 22, 2018 at 9pm on Fox 2…a look at March, April and May . One more mild day…mild for Winter on the way today…lots of clouds and expect gusty winds and into the upper 60’s for the afternoon…there will be some showers around today and tonight…but total rainfall looks limited…typical of this winter…The cold front comes by late Thursday night and early Friday morning…winds […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL Weather disco…WEDNESDAY…FEBRUARY 14, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL Weather disco…WEDNESDAY…FEBRUARY 14, 2018 . My Spring Forecast for STL..Thursday night February 22, 2018 at 9pm on Fox 2…a look at March, April and May . Happy Valentines Day everyone…fast flow from the southwest in control…here comes a hint of Spring and some unsettled weather. A batch of rain showers mainly south and southeast of metro STL Wednesday morning…moving out quickly…rather light…then partly sunny for the afternoon…62 for the high. Thursday…a cold front starts to come […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL Weather disco…TUESDAY…FEBRUARY 13, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL Weather disco…TUESDAY…FEBRUARY 13, 2018 . My Spring Forecast for STL..Thursday night February 22, 2018 at 9pm on Fox 2…a look at March, April and May . Another cold start on Tuesday morning but the temperatures start to make a short warmer turn…49 for the high…partly sunny skies. Some clouds and sprinkles for Wednesday…low 60’s for the high on Wednesday and a pop well into the 60’s on Thursday…with periods of rain into Thursday night…the next cold […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather disco for FRIDAY…February 9, 2018

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco for FRIDAY…February 9, 2018 . Still mild for Friday…but a cold front will be slowly pressing in from the north…not reaching STL until mid to late day turning the winds to the north…so being ahead of the front much of the day will allow temps to rise into the low to mid 50’s for the afternoon…winter cold is back for the weekend. Late Friday night into early Sunday morning…the west to east flow will send […]