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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 Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 . Its another hot one on this Thursday…yesterday reaching 97 degrees setting a new record on the date…old record 96 from 1940…today another hot one…the record 97…it is an old once from 1881…we will make a run…sunny hot and humid for the afternoon…still hot and humid Friday and over the weekend…95 Friday…low 90’s for the weekend…we are in a long-jam thanks to the tropical action….signs of cooler Fall temps […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 . A hard core last surge of Summer on our hands…sunny, hot and humid… today 95 degrees…the record 96 from 1940 and Thursday 95 degrees…the record 97 from 1881…it will be close. Still hot and humid Friday…95 and over the weekend…90-92 each day…dry times…no rain or storms…still hot into next week…then signs of a cooling trend late next week…we are in a long-jam thanks to the tropical action.

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 . Its the last few days of Summer..Fall begins at 3:02pm on Friday…and the next several days will feel like Summer…sunny, hot and humid…88 on Tuesday…92 on Wednesday and Thursday and around 90 Friday and over the weekend…no major rain in this run of time…all the focus in the tropics

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…MONDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…MONDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 . A warm week on the way…Monday being the coolest…thanks to clouds and a few showers and thundershowers…limited wet. 82 today…88 on Tuesday…near 90 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Fall begins on the 22nd…3:02pm

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 . High pressure drifting to our south and east but in control…lots of sunshine on Friday and with the southerly flow all day long…a little warmer…near 90 for the afternoon…warm for the Friday night football games…and hot for the Saturday afternoon games…sunshine and near 90 again…a weak and struggling front will try to come in late Sunday…I don’t think it gets thru STL…so partly sunny…near 90 again…more humid…a few spot […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 . Irma is gone moving into the Ohio valley and the northeast…high pressure settles in for us…tons of sunshine Thursday and a fast warm up in the afternoon…85 for the high…near 90 and sunshine Friday and over the weekend…a little hot for Friday night football

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco for WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 . Still in the Irma spin today…a few showers Wednesday morning…but clouds will hang most of the day…keeping temps in the 70’s. The spin kicks and fades to the east tonight…skies clear out…then we start the expected September warm up…85 on Thursday with plenty of sun…near 90 and sunshine Friday and over the weekend…a little hot for Friday night football

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco – TUESDAY, SEPT 12, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 . We are now in the spin of Irma…fading quickly…turns into a depression today but will keep the clouds around today, tonight and tomorrow…there will be a few showers here and there…but lets think limited wet…clouds and cool the main features. All the clouds exit Thursday and we start a September warm up thru the upcoming weekend…hanging around 90 degrees and feeling more like Summer…more STL wild swings!

  • Six amazing things you can see during the total solar eclipse

      During the Great American Solar Eclipse on Monday, there are many things you can see and hear during the process and at totality. As the eclipse approaches totality, shadows will look sharper and winds will dissipate – much like what happens on a typical evening around sunset. The sky will change to a darker shade of blue and temperatures will begin to drop as more and more of the sun is covered by the moon. When the eclipse is […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…AUGUST 19-20, 2017: .

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…AUGUST 19-20, 2017: . My Fall forecast for STL…Thursday…August 24th on Fox 2 at 9pm . High pressure in control…a pretty nice day on Saturday…partly to mostly sunny and 88 for the high…nice Saturday night…comfortable humidity. Sunday…the southerly flow returns…so a little warmer and more humid especially in the afternoon…90 for the high . Dave Murray’s eclipse forecast…Monday . Partly sunny…a mix of high clouds and some cumulus clouds…not perfect but okay…hot […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…AUGUST 18, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…AUGUST 18, 2017: . My Fall forecast for STL…Thursday…August 24th on Fox 2 at 9pm . A little high pressure with us today…a nice summer time day…partly to mostly sunny skies…pretty nice…88 for the high. A weak front will pass by late tonight…after midnight…with a few light showers…rather limited. Gone early Saturday morning…resulting in a pretty nice weekend…partly sunny skies and upper 80’s to near 90 degrees For Monday…not perfect…partly sunny skies…rather hot […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…AUGUST 17, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…AUGUST 17, 2017: . A double weather system kicks to the east today…out with clouds and storms…lets call Thursday partly sunny…still warm and humid…lower humidity will filter in Thursday night with clear skies. Friday is a pretty day…upper 80’s…maybe a few fast storms late Friday night and early Saturday…otherwise the weekend looks pretty good…but not a taste of Fall.