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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 STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY JUNE 27, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY JUNE 27, 2017: . A weak cool front passing by late Monday afternoon opening the door to another bubble of Canadian high pressure…another delightful day on Tuesday with plenty of sun and low humidity…excellent…still very nice Tuesday night and Wednesday morning…then we flip back into a summer pattern to close our the month of June…nothing extreme…but the humidity comes back, temps go up a little and we get into some rain and […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND JUNE 24-25, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND JUNE 24-25, 2017: . Who is ready for a Top 10 weekend? The northwest flow is back…resulting in dry times, nice temps and low humidity…there will be two or three dry cool fronts dropping down in the flow…but no big deal…really all they do is reinforce the cool and dry flow…this is the pattern that will hold Monday, Tuesday and into Wednesday…back to some showers and storms Wednesday night and Thursday. […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY JUNE 23, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY JUNE 23, 2017: . Two systems in play to start Friday…the moisture from the tropical storm swinging to our south and east…at the same time a cool front now on the move from the northwest…the combo will bring some showers and storms in the morning…then the cool front wins and blows everything off to the east…skies clear out during the afternoon with northwest breezes…then we settle into some excellent Summer break weather […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY JUNE 22, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY JUNE 22, 2017: . Still feeling like summer on this Thursday…but a little cooler thanks to a mix of clouds and sun…clouds spraying north from the tropical storm…but a very humid day…an increase in rain and storms late Thursday night and Friday as the storm curves to the northeast into the Ohio valley…but this track is close enough…especially for the STL area and points south and east…then a cool front rockets in […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY JUNE 21, 2017: .

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY JUNE 21, 2017: . Its the first full day of the summer season and after a nice early to mid morning…it will feel like summer late morning and all afternoon into the early evening…temps rise into the mid 90’s with a tropical spike in the humidity…warm and humid tonight and hot and humid again on Thursday…then two things happen…a cool front works in from the northwest but more important…the moisture and spin […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY JUNE 20, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY JUNE 20, 2017: . Its the last day of the Spring season…Summer begins at 11:24 tonight…so Wednesday is the first full day of Summer…On this Tuesday…warm temperatures but pretty easy to take with still rather low humidity…we will take it. . *** Wonderful weather into Wednesday morning…clear skies and sunshine…warm temps and low humidity. *** Warmer and more humid…a slow build Wednesday and Thursday. *** Unsettled with some thunderstorms Friday and Saturday. […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND JUNE 17-18, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND JUNE 17-18, 2017: One more day of Summer on Saturday…a real steam bath of a day…cooler and drier Sunday…Happy Fathers day!. However that shift will bring storms…some mean to severe storms. Pleasant weather Sunday night and Monday…starting to warm up again Tuesday…Hot and Humid with spot storms backm the Middle of the week. here’s what I’m thinking for the best shot of storms…and in these time frames…storms could be strong to […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY JUNE 16, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY JUNE 16, 2017: . The Summer weather pattern will stay in place into Sunday morning…so the main features will continue to be heat and humidity…as the first heat wave of summer continues. With the soup we still think about thunderstorms and timing in this air mass is rather complex without anything to really grab on to…but that has never stopped me…here’s what I’m thinking for the best shot of scattered storms…and in […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco..THURSDAY JUNE 15, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco..THURSDAY JUNE 15, 2017: . The summer flow in place thru Sunday morning…Thursday and Friday…lots of rain free times…but lets watch for a few spot storms…a much better shot of storms late Friday night into early Saturday morning…then again late Saturday night early Sunday morning. The stronger storms will trigger heavy rain, high winds and intense lightning…there will be a cool front rolling in on Sunday and opens the door to slightly cooler […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco..WEDNESDAY JUNE 14, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco..WEDNESDAY JUNE 14, 2017: . Here we go again…No major changes here…welcome to summer…all about here and humidity and some storms at times…Wednesday into Sunday…but also lots of rain free time…there will be a cool front rolling in on Sunday…could trigger a few storms and opens the door to slightly cooler and drier air…especially late Sunday, Sunday night and into early next week…light at the end of the tunnel

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco..MONDAY JUNE 12, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco..MONDAY JUNE 12, 2017: . The dome of summer high pressure in control much of the week ahead…moving off to the east and opening the door to a more direct southerly flow instead of the drier southwest flow…as a result the humidity continues to rise…a little higher on this Monday and in the solid soup for Tuesday. Nothing much in the way of spot storms Monday…maybe, just maybe a few around Tuesday afternoon…a […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco..THE WEEKEND JUNE 10-11, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco..THE WEEKEND JUNE 10-11, 2017: . Little change in the overall pattern over the weekend with a large dome of high pressure hanging over the middle of the nation…temperatures will be rising day and night but the humidity levels will stay okay all weekend long… the moisture from the Gulf is still shut off…so its more like the easy bake oven over the weekend with a dry heat. The good news about this […]