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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 weather disco…TUESDAY…December 12, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…TUESDAY…December 12, 2017 . The northwest flow is alive and well today and all week long…in the flow a series of cold fronts will drop down…resulting in bouncing temperatures and they are mainly moisture starved…this is a very dry flow for us…a double cold front passed yesterday…so after being in the 50’s on Monday…windy and colder today…highs in the mid 30’s…then back up on Wednesday…down Thursday…holding steady Friday and back up Saturday…a wild ride. This is bone […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…THE WEEKEND…December 9-10, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…THE WEEKEND…December 9-10, 2017 . No change in the pattern…the northwest flow is wide open…a cold front running with the next clipper rolling by early morning on Saturday…its a pretty solid front…moisture is limited…as the Gulf is cut off…it should squeeze out a few snow flurries and light snow in the morning on Saturday…no big deal…windy and cold with a mix of clouds and sun on Saturday…35 for the high…feels colder…cold and quiet Saturday night…a little better […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…FRIDAY…December 8, 2017 .

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…FRIDAY…December 8, 2017 . The northwest flow is wide open…breezy and cold again on this Friday…about 38 for the high…the next clipper cold front arrives late Friday night into early Saturday…moisture is limited…as the Gulf is cut off( this chill does go all the way down thru Texas, the Gulf coast and the panhandle of Florida) it might squeeze out a few snow flurries and light snow late night…looking limited right now. Saturday will be windy and […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…Thursday…December 7, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Thursday…December 7, 2017 . The latest cold front passing last night and on this Thursday opening the door to the coldest air of the season…Thursday, Thursday night, Friday and Friday night…moisture is limited…as the Gulf is cut off( this chill does go all the way down thru Texas, the Gulf coast and the panhandle of Florida) A weak clipper drops down in the northwest flow on Friday night…early Saturday…it might squeeze out a few snow flurries and […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…Wednesday…December 6, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Wednesday…December 6, 2017 . All about the return of the winter northwest flow…cold times with near to below average temperatures thru the weekend…day and night…moisture is limited…as the Gulf is cut off( this chill does go all the way down thru Texas, the Gulf coast and the panhandle of Florida) A weak clipper drops down in the northwest flow on Wednesday…it might squeeze out a few snow flurries in the evening…might the key work. The clipper brings […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…Tuesday…December 5, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Tuesday…December 5, 2017 . The change in seasons has taken place…today…just the start of the chill…getting strong going thru the week. *** windy and colder Tuesday…40’s…feels colder *** dry cold front passes late Tuesday night…bringing a strong chill…December cold…not mid winter cold *** cold days and nights Tuesday into Sunday Its the northwest flow..you know the saying…and there will be impulses dropping down…limited moisture..but each shot will bring light rain and snow..think Alberta Clipper type systems…a shot […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…The Weekend…December 2-3, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…The Weekend…December 2-3, 2017 . The first weekend of December and it will not feel like it…still well above average temperatures each day with a fair share of sunshine…chilly to cold at night but nothing extreme…dry times…bone dry! Also the full moon of December is this weekend…shining bright all weekend long at night…windy and mild with more clouds on Monday…well into the 60’s almost 70 for the high… then we start the step down to winter…colder air […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…Friday…December 1, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Friday…December 1, 2017 . Welcome to December…a few pleasant days on the way then a major pattern flip and temp crash on the way…its been on the table for over a week now. Quiet times today and over the weekend…lots of sunshine…50’s today and tomorrow…low 60’s on tap for Sunday…windy and mild with more clouds on Monday…well into the 60’s… then we start the step down to winter…colder air punching in mid to late week…next week…still questions […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…Thursday…November 30, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Thursday…November 30, 2017 . We have reached the last day of November…the year just flying by…on this Thursday…clearing skies…should have plenty of sun by the afternoon and temps stay in the 50’s during the afternoon…still above average. Friday and the weekend…sunshine in control…with temps holding in the 50’s…a few spotty showers in play Monday…Still thinking a pattern shift to winter cold in the December 6 to 11th time frame…but questions if moisture will team with the cold…stay […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…Wednesday…November 29, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Wednesday…November 29, 2017 . The 70 plus weather is gone…not that’s its cold…it is not…just cooler…still above average…the average high this time of year is 49 degrees…50’s the next several days and thru the weekend. Rainfall is tough to find…the air mass is very dry and moisture from the Gulf of trapped…the best shot for some rain…limited…late Wednesday night and early, early Thursday…Still thinking a pattern shift to winter cold around December 11th…but questions if moisture will […]

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…Tuesday…November 28, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Tuesday…November 28, 2017 . Another mild to warm day on Tuesday…upper 60’s to near 70 degrees…the record on Tuesday is 77 from 1905…we will not set a new record. Partly to mostly sunny skies…a weak dry cool front rolls closer Tuesday night…bringing a few clouds our way…cooler Wednesday into the weekend…but no cold air…during the day…a little cold at night…but we have to expect that…the best shot for some rain…Wednesday night and Thursday…looks limited.

  • Dave Murray’s weather disco…Thursday…November 23, 2017

    Dave Murray’s weather disco…Thursday…November 23, 2017 . Happy Thanksgiving everyone…enjoy….Wow…what a quiet weather pattern in play…no extreme warmth, no extreme cold and no big storms in sight…all about sunshine during the day and clear skies at night…we are in a northwest flow…so expect a series of weak and dry cold front…no moisture to work with in the bone dry air mass…but that explains the bouncing temperature pattern: Thursday=50 Friday=65 Saturday=55 Sunday=49