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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


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    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Thursday..January 12, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Thursday..January 12, 2017 . Friday the 13th is on the way…The wild weather ride continues…71 degrees Wednesday…the record 74 from 1911…with winds of 20-30 plus m.p.h….today…here comes the arctic cold front…warmest will be in the morning…dropping temps all afternoon…settling down to about 35 degrees by mid to late afternoon…some rain…maybe a rumble of thunder with the cold front…no travel concerns Thursday. . Then things get interesting: . Friday: Lots of clouds and cold…temps hanging around 32 […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Wednesday..January 11, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Wednesday..January 11, 2017 . The wild weather ride continues…68 degrees Tuesday…tying the record from 1890…with winds of 40 plus m.p.h….Still windy today with slightly cooler temperatures…but still mild…clouds in control with a few spotty showers…limited wet. Period of mainly light rain tonight…all rain. Thursday…clouds with some light rain…warmest in in the morning…50’s…dropping into the upper 30’s by mid to late afternoon. Then things get interesting: . Friday: Lots of clouds and cold…temps hanging around 32 degrees…with […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Tuesday..January 10, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Tuesday..January 10, 2017 . Not a lot of change in thinking…but that should not be a shock to anyone…this system at the end of the week needs to develop, take shape and play out…miles to go before we sleep. Tuesday into Thursday it is all about a warm up…There will be rain(all rain) at times during this period…but limited amounts. Then the southwest flow opens up with a cut-off low pressure system digging in over the […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…The weekend…January 7-8, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…The weekend…January 7-8, 2017 . High pressure from the north country in total control for the entire weekend…all about cold for Saturday…but slightly better…upper 20’s…quiet and cold Saturday night…then Sunday the high will slide to the east and the southerly flow returns…but the air to the south…all the way to the Gulf…is cold…so sunny, dry and cold on Sunday. …then the pattern flips again…the southwest flow opens up early next week…increasing clouds Monday…with rain…all rain Monday […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Friday…January 6, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Friday…January 6, 2017. A large high pressure takes over today…dry and cold…air direct from the North Pole…this dome of high pressure will force another modified clipper well to our south…a quiet day for us on Friday. However…its a winter’s mess over the southern plains and the southeast on Friday into Friday night…major travel troubles if traveling…all about that southern storm track we talked about in the winter forecast. Our weekend is quiet and cold…below average temps…then […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Thursday…January 5, 2017

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  • Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…The weekend..December 31, 2017-January 1, 2017

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  • Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Friday…December 30, 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Friday…December 30, 2016 . The last Friday of the year…Lots of sunshine again today…not as windy as Thursday…but still a breeze with temperatures back into the 40’s…above average once again…Saturday…will be cloudy as a weak system passes by…we might see a few spotty showers…but very limited…in the 40’s. New Years Eve is quiet and okay temps. Sunday…also quiet…with a steady light rain late Sunday night into Monday and Monday night…rain questions now for the hockey game…temps […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Thursday…December 29, 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Thursday…December 29, 2016 . Wow…where has the year gone…Lots of sunshine on Thursday…a llittle colder…the big feature strong and gusty winds…the funnel effect between low pressure over the Great Lakes and High pressure over the western Plains…winds will be pushing 30 to 35 m.p.h. at times…so chilly to be out and about…bundle up. Fruday is quiet…Saturday…will be cloudy as a weak system passes by…we might see a few spotty showers…but very limited…in the 40’s. New Years […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Wednesday…December 28, 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Wednesday…December 28, 2016 . High pressure drifts to the east today as a cold front works in from the north…ahead of the front most of the day…so lets look for partly sunny skies and temps in the low 50’s…the front comes by dry. Late Wednesday night and Thursday…lots of sunshine…colder(nothing extreme) but very windy…gusty winds…highs low 40’s…the winds will make it feel colder during the day. Quiet Friday…Saturday…lots of clouds with a little spotty rain…very limited…maybe […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Tuesday…December 27, 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Tuesday…December 27, 2016 . Getting set to close out 2016…with a cooler but quiet week ahead…lots of sunshine on Tuesday…with temps being cooler 45 for the high…cooler than the last 2 days…still a touch above average…especially at night. Wednesday we warm to 52 for the high…with a dry cold front passing by late day on Wednesday…then a typical chill for Thursday and Friday. Still not Arctic cold in sight…that is not a shock…There will be a […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…THE WEEKEND…December 24-25, 2016

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