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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.


Recent Articles
  • Rainy summer weather pattern stuck in repeat

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Welcome to July and welcome to the same old weather pattern with the northwest flow in solid control, keeping the pattern cool and wet. It will not go away. As we head into the the middle month of summer there is going to be the same old weather pattern. The northwest flow brings waves of moisture and energy. Rain and storms are likely. Because of the rains of June and the flooding. When this things […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST FORECAST AND DISCO…TUESDAY…JUNE 30, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…June 30, 2015: ***June, 2015 now the wettest June on record with 13.12 inches…breaking the record from 2003 when 12.35 inches of rain fell. The wet weather pattern and the northwest flow is still very much alive*** TUESDAY: A mix of clouds and sun…warm, humid with some scattered afternoon storms WINDS: West 5-15 M.P.H. HIGH: 88 degrees TUESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and mild WINDS: West 10-15 M.P.H. LOW: 69 DEGREES. WEDNESDAY: Periods of […]

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    Dave Murray’s Weekend Forecast and Disco: June 27-28, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…June 27-28, 2015: . ***A pretty good looking weekend on tap…pleasant and dry…the next shot at thunderstorms…rather quickly Sunday evening and into Sunday night…below average temps much of next week*** . SATURDAY: . Partly sunny…pleasant and dry WINDS: Northwest 10-15 M.P.H. HIGH: 78 degrees . SATURDAY NIGHT: . Clear skies and cool WINDS: North 5-10 M.P.H. LOW: 62 DEGREES. . SUNDAY: . Partly sunny…pleasant and dry WINDS: Southwest 10-20 M.P.H. HIGH: 78 […]

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    Severe thunderstorms headed to St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The National Weather Service has issued Severe thunderstorm watch for the City of St. Louis until midnight. Hazardous weather may be heading into portions of eastern and central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois. Thunderstorms with heavy rain are likely across parts of the area again tonight. Flash flooding is a real possibility and a flash flood watch is in effect for parts of central and northeast Missouri as well as west […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST FORECAST AND DISCO…THURSDAY…JUNE 25, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…June 25, 2015: . ***All about the southerly flow on this Thursday…partly sunny, hot and humid…more rain and storms in play Thursday night into Friday night…some storms severe and very heavy rain possible…cooler and drier for the weekend*** . THURSDAY: . Partly sunny…turning hot and humid WINDS: South 10-15 M.P.H. HIGH: 93 degrees . THURSDAY NIGHT: . Clouds and humid with rain and storms…some severe WINDS: West 5-15 M.P.H. LOW: 72 DEGREES. . […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest Forecast and Disco: Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…June 24, 2015: . ***The southerly flow returns on this Wednesday…boosting temps and humidity…especially during the afternoon. A few spotty thunderstorms around first thing in the morning…the bulk of the day…rain-free*** . WEDNESDAY: . Partly sunny…turning hot and humid…a few spot storms…focus on the early morning WINDS: South 10-15 M.P.H. HIGH: 93 degrees . WEDNESDAY NIGHT: . Partly cloudy and more humid WINDS: South 5-15 M.P.H. LOW: 78 DEGREES. . THURSDAY: . Partly […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest Forecast and Disco: Tuesday, June 23, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…June 23, 2015: . ***A north breeze returns on Tuesday…so slightly cooler..but still tons of humidity…any thundershowers will be limited and spotty…an up-tick in rain and storms later in the week.*** . TUESDAY: . Partly sunny…still humid with a few spot storms…focus on the early morning WINDS: North 10-15 M.P.H. HIGH: 88 degrees . TUESDAY NIGHT: . Partly cloudy and very humid…a few storms south WINDS: North 5-15 M.P.H. LOW: 72 DEGREES. . […]

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    Summer weather pattern returns this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Say good bye to the remnants of tropical storm Bill. It is a great example that the only way we can get all day rains in the summer months is by a tropical system. The last time this happened was in 2008 and 2012. This weekend is back to a summer pattern. That is good because summer begins 11:38am on Sunday. It is warm to hot and the big feature, thanks to all the rain […]

  • DAVE MURRAY’S LATEST FORECAST AND DISCO…FRIDAY…JUNE 19, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…June 19, 2015: . ***The spin of Bill rolling our way on Friday…the core energy of this system will be metro STL and points south and east…the further south you go…the more wind and rain…pushing out for part of the weekend*** . FRIDAY: . Clouds and humid with periods of rain and storms…heavy rain at times WINDS: Southeast 10-25 M.P.H. HIGH: 80 degrees . FRIDAY NIGHT: . Periods of showers and storms…heavy at […]

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    Flooding concerns as remnants of tropical storm Bill move into St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Little change going on here on this Thursday. The southwest flow is wide open. Warm (not hot) and very humid with waves of rain and storms. Severe weather will be limited but these storms, when they happen, will be big-time rain makers. Yes, there is some dry time. But we need to be ready for rain and storms. Then tropical storm moisture from Bill comes into play. The remains of the storm rising up and […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest Forecast and Disco: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNEDAY…June 17, 2015: . ***Keep it coming…The humid and moisture pattern is alive and well…with more rain and storms on the way…including tropical rains coming up from the Gulf of Mexico*** . WEDNESDAY: . Clouds and humid with periods of rain and storms…heavy rain at times WINDS: Southwest 5-15 M.P.H. HIGH: 83 degrees . WEDNESDAY NIGHT: . Periods of showers and storms…heavy at times WINDS: Southwest 5-10 M.P.H. LOW: 70 DEGREES. . THURSDAY: […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest Forecast and Disco: Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…June 16, 2015: . ***The humid and moisture pattern is alive and well…with more rain and storms on the way…including tropical rains coming up from the Gulf of Mexico…its the tropical monsoon season!*** . TUESDAY: . Clouds and humid with periods of rain and storms…some severe in the afternoon and early evening WINDS: Southwest 10-20 M.P.H. HIGH: 85 degrees . TUESDAY NIGHT: . Periods of showers and storms…mainly in the evening WINDS: South […]