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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…FRIDAY…APRIL 6, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…APRIL 6, 2018 . It was wonderful on Thursday…back to Winter on Friday…in the 40’s dropping into the 30’s during the afternoon…gusty winds picking up. As for the system…its the battle…low pressure to our south and a cold and dry high pressure from Canada to our North…still looking like the cold and dry air will win…so lots of clouds today…dropping temps…some light rain in the afternoon…limited…kicking to some light and limited sleet and […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY..APRIL 5, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY..APRIL 5, 2018 . Winter is far from over…with that said we are okay on this Thursday…more and more clouds taking over…a cold start…windy and warmer in the afternoon 58 degrees…still below average…clouds and dry for Thursday evening and night…chilly for opening night…Friday things get interesting…clouds and cold…windy…40 in the afternoon…with a developing cold rain that goes to snow late Friday and Friday night…the ground temps are above freezing but first look 1 […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…APRIL 4, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…APRIL 4, 2018 . That was a wild ride on Tuesday…today…its all about sunshine…partly to mostly sunny skies, breezy and chilly…temps still well below average for this time of year…48 for the high…should be in the mid 60’s. Increasing clouds on Thursday…58 for the high…Opening night forecast…lots of clouds…temps dropping out of the 50’s and into the 40’s during the game. right now thinking any showers hold off until after the game. On […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…APRIL 3, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…APRIL 3, 2018 . A cold front pressing over the region on Tuesday…scattered showers and some storms along and ahead of the front…a few storms could go strong…warmest part of the day will be around noon…low 60’s…then falling thru the 50’s and into the 40’s going into the mid and later afternoon hours…also expect gusty winds. Clearing skies Tuesday night and very windy…could see a few gusts 35 to 40 m.p.h. Wednesday is […]

  • Severe weather likely Monday night and Tuesday southeast of St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO — A wintry day in St. Louis Monday, cloudy and cold. But we’ll see a dramatic change Monday night as Spring returns for a short visit. It’s all thanks to a warm front that will lift through the region tonight, bringing a surge of warmer air and the potential for severe thunderstorms, especially after Midnight. The main risk will be large hail. While not for everyone, the chance will exist through most of the FOX 2 viewing area. […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…MARCH 31-APRIL 1, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…MARCH 31-APRIL 1, 2018 . After all the sun yesterday…just a memory for the Easter weekend… Saturday…lots of clouds, windy with a spray of rain showers especially around midday…winds turn to the west and temps start to drop from the 50’s into the 40’s during the afternoon. Saturday night…clouds and dry and cold 32 for the low Sunday…clouds, wind and very cold for this time of year…40 at best…so much of the […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…MARCH 30, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…MARCH 30, 2018 . Now for something completely different!!…A dry day… really a dry day…Clouds Friday morning giving way to more and more sunshine in the afternoon. Mid 50’s in the afternoon…chilly to cold in the morning. Clear skies Friday evening…but more and more clouds taking control…The Easter weekend: Saturday…clouds with periods of rain…58 but dropping all afternoon Saturday night…dry…clouds Sunday…Clouds control…the morning looks dry…developing rain in the afternoon and night…maybe some wet […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…MARCH 29, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…MARCH 29, 2018 . More rain in play for Thursday…periods of rain…anytime but especially in the morning…some downpours at times…and chilly…52 for the high. Slow clearing late Thursday night…giving us a dry day on Friday with even some sunshine!!! partly sunny skies…then more rain Saturday and Sunday…even some wet snow possible Sunday night….neither day brings all day rains …so there will be some dry time…but not a very pretty Easter weekend on the […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…MARCH 28, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…MARCH 28, 2018 . How about a break on this Wednesday…still gloomy and still wet weather over southeast MO and southern IL…but around STL and points north…mostly cloudy skies in control and lets think mainly dry…we will take it…just a break…the rain comes back Wednesday night and Thursday…another break on Friday and then more rain Saturday and Sunday…even some wet snow possible Sunday and Sunday night….sorry… just in the river of moisture from […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…MARCH 24-25, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…MARCH 24-25, 2018 . A 50-50 weekend on tap in and around STL…a complex western weather pattern moving right over the Bi-state region…gloomy and unsettled. Saturday…cloudy and windy…gusty winds at times with periods of rain…limited if any thunderstorms. Chilly temps…52 on Saturday but look for a sharp drop in temps Saturday afternoon…into the 40’s… Sunday looking like a cool and dry day….clouds going partly sunny working thru the afternoon. Then periods of […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…MARCH 23, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…MARCH 23, 2018 . The Spring struggle goes on and we are not alone…a complex western weather pattern will start to take over our weather…coming out over the midwest in pieces…the words…gloomy and unsettled. Friday, Friday night and Saturday…cloudy and windy…gusty winds at times with periods of rain…limited if any thunderstorms. Chilly temps…52 on Friday and 62 on Saturday but look for a sharp drop in temps Saturday afternoon. Sunday looking like a […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…MARCH 22, 2018

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…MARCH 22, 2018 . Spring still struggling in and around STL…really for much of the nation… more and more clouds take over today with a small impulse dropping down in the northwest flow…not alot of moisture in play but with the added clouds we might squeeze out a sprinkle or spot shower during the afternoon…a few showers also possible Thursday night…we enter into a run of unsettled skies Friday into Saturday night…clouds in […]