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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 for TUESDAY…February 28, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for TUESDAY…February 28, 2017 . We have come to the end of the moth…very non-winter…and all about Spring today…77 for the high(80 then record) and getting very windy. There will be a lot of dry time on Tuesday during the day…watch for a few pop storms…but the prime event is late Tuesday into early Wednesday morning…rain and storms and severe weather is expected…so lets stay alert and up to date…4pm to 5am Tuesday into Wednesday […]

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    Dave Murray’s 2017 Long Range Spring Forecast

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- 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 may be ending, but spring struggles are here. The key to early spring in St. Louis are wild swings, some that give up hope that spring is near and some that remind us that winter is not ready to let go. The great St. Louis weather ride continues. So let’s get […]

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    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND…February 25-26, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND…February 25-26, 2017 . A fast pace in the atmosphere over North America the next week…the the focus being some unsettled weather and the return of action for the western U.S. The cold front doing the trick Friday afternoon and night…with wind and cold coming back…a dry front…because we never get anything here in STL:)…Big storms in the Ohio Valley and big snow from Nebraska into the western Great Lakes…snow as close as […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for TUESDAY…February 21, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for TUESDAY…February 21, 2017 . My Spring forecast is on the way…Thursday…February 23rd…as part of Fox 2 news at 9…a look at March, April and May in STL. . More warmth with us the next few days…slightly cooler today with more clouds around until mid afternoon…clear skies at night…but temps will still be well above average . Record highs Tuesday= 79(1935)…this is safe Wednesday= 78(1995)…this could go down   Cooler weather…but nothing to write home […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND…February 18-19, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND…February 18-19, 2017 . My Spring forecast is on the way…Thursday…February 23rd…as part of Fox 2 news at 9…a look at March, April and May in STL. . All about Spring again…winter goes back into hibernation for the next several days…very dry air, very dry soil and a breezy and at times gusty winds will keep the fire danger high thru the weekend. Very mild to warm again this weekend and for much […]

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    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY…February 17, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY…February 17, 2017 . My Spring forecast is on the way…Thursday…February 23rd…as part of Fox 2 news at 9…a look at March, April and May in STL. . All about Spring again…winter goes back into hibernation for the next several days…very dry air, very dry soil and a breezy and at times gusty winds will keep the fire danger high thru the weekend. Very mild to warm again Friday right into Wednesday of next […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY…February 16, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY…February 16, 2017 . My Spring forecast is on the way…Thursday…February 23rd…as part of Fox 2 news at 9…a look at March, April and May in STL. . A cold start early in the morning but winds swing to the southwest and become gusty in the afternoon and here comes the next warm up…and running thru the upcoming weekend. A split flow in control…active northern and southern stream…we get left high and dry…as we […]

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    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY…February 15, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY…February 15, 2017 . My Spring forecast is on the way…Thursday…February 23rd…as part of Fox 2 news at 9…a look at March, April and May in STL. . Today will be the coldest day of the week…really just getting us back to average…day and night…sunshine and chilly today…cold at night into Thursday morning…The southern storm is rolling to the east coast…the cold front from the north rolling by Tuesday night…dry. We start another warm […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND…February 11-12, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND…February 11-12, 2017 . My Spring forecast is on the way…Thursday…February 23rd…as part of Fox 2 news at 9…a look at March, April and May in STL. . Still mild on Saturday…but expect alot more clouds hanging around…there is some moisture trying to work up from the south…but thinking the main event for us will be the clouds…a little spotty light rain and drizzle late Saturday, Saturday night and early, early Sunday…the warmest […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY…February 10, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY…February 10, 2017 . My Spring forecast is on the way…Thursday…February 23rd…as part of Fox 2 news at 9…a look at March, April and May in STL. . Friday will bring a cold start out the door in the morning…but the winds are turning to the south and southwest…this will allow a fast warm up in the afternoon on Friday…well into the 50’s…but the winds will be rather gusty…the winds will put a little […]

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    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY…February 9, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY…February 9, 2017 . Colder weather in play today…just a touch above freezing for high temps and cold Thursday night and Friday morning…then here comes the next flip…warmer Friday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday…the next flip…down…arriving late Sunday and into Sunday night…the beat goes on….Mostly cloudy on Saturday…some spotty rain…all rain around Sunday.

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY…February 8, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY…February 8, 2017 . Colder weather in play today…with a little clipper dropping down in the northwest flow…lots of clouds and 20 plus degrees colder…nothing extreme…but we will feel the difference. The clipper does not have much moisture…but can’t rule out some spotty sprinkles, sleet, flurries…focus on midday…no concerns…the real cold air rushes in late Wednesday and Wednesday night…down to 20 degrees with gusty winds…yes it is still winter…cold Thursday…just a touch above freezing […]