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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…TUESDAY… April 25, 2017: . Slightly warmer on Tuesday…partly sunny skies…the big feature will be the southerly wind…getting rather gusty in the afternoon…25 to 35 m.p.h. winds…kicking up that intense oak pollen… Then we get back into an active Spring pattern with three cool fronts on the way…scattered rain and storms Wednesday, Friday and Sunday…no all day rains… some bouncing of temps but overall think Spring…with that said… still thinking the blackberry winter […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND APRIL 8-9, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND APRIL 8-9, 2017 . This is easy this weekend…a large dome of high pressure hanging over the middle of the nation and drifting to the east…the southerly flow is back all weekend long…the warmer weather direction…lets do a top 10 weekend: Saturday…Plenty of sun…windy in the afternoon…a chilly start but 70 for the afternoon. Sunday…Partly sunny and windy and warm…79 for the high . Monday a cool front works in…pacific based air…mostly […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY APRIL 7, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY APRIL 7, 2017 . The big slow moving low pressure over the Great Lakes will move into eastern Canada on Friday…that will allow a dome of high pressure to settle right over us…plenty of sunshine…the key Friday…lighter wind…still a little chilly for this time of year…but with the light winds…it will be fine to be out and about…then a quick turn around for the weekend…partly sunny and a fast warm up…69 Saturday and […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY APRIL 6, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY APRIL 6, 2017 . In the backwash of the monster low pressure system…its rolling to the northeast part of the nation…major travel delays there…for us…morning clouds…maybe a spot snow flurries early morning…STL and points north/northeast…clearing skies and turning partly sunny for the afternoon…no ballgame concerns…but it will be windy and chilly. clear skies Thursday night into Fridat morning…spot frost away from the city….still chilly with partly sunny skies on Friday…then a quick turn […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY APRIL 5, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY APRIL 5, 2017 . Here we go again…the next low pressure on the pacific pipeline in play all day on Wednesday into Wednesday night…the focus in the afternoon with rain…big rains and strong to severe storms…especially form metro STL and points east…along with the rain…strong gusty winds and dropping temps…62 for the high Wednesday…late morning then dropping thru the 50’s and even the upper 40’s by sunset. Mainly light…wind driven rain Wednesday night…could […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for TUESDAY APRIL 4, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for TUESDAY APRIL 4, 2017 . No change in the ideas for the rest of the week…still in the pacific firehose of storms rolling west to east over the nation and we are right in the middle of the action…a break all day on Tuesday…a pretty day on Tuesday…a mix of clouds and sun…69 degrees…then here we go again…Tuesday night and Wednesday…periods of rain and storms…some could go severe…as another low pressure spins up and […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for MONDAY APRIL 3, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for MONDAY APRIL 3, 2017 . Off and running with a new week but it the same old weather pattern…thought this thing would last about 2 weeks and it is doing its job…the slow moving bowling ball low pressures moving west to east over the nation and we are right in the middle of the track…Monday…the next wave is in play with a Spring pattern of showers and some storms…lets really focus on the late […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND APRIL 1-2, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND APRIL 1-2, 2017 . Welcome to April and we are stuck in the same old weather pattern…the slow moving bowling ball low pressures moving west to east over the nation and we are right in the middle of the track…Saturday…clouds giving way to some sun…not alot…some…near 60 for the high…all is dry Saturday and Saturday night…then Sunday…opening day/night…still thinking lots of clouds on Sunday with morning rain..on the light side…then a break […]

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

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY March 10, 2017 . We close out the month of March…not looking or feeling like March…lots of clouds and chilly with temperatures in the 50’s…upper 30’s at night. Saturday is a pretty day…a cold start but a nice afternoon…low 60’s…near average. But…the Pacific blaster storm track is alive and well… the next system coming into play late in the weekend and there is another one waiting in the wings for the middle of […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY March 30, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY March 30, 2017 . The Pacific blaster storm track is alive and well… the next system now locked over the Bi-State region…periods of rain and storms Thursday and Thursday night…some storms will be strong to severe…the main features…heavy rain, lightning and hail…this is not a widespread thunderstorm outbreak for us but expect some storms and lets watch the sky and stay up to date on the weather. Rain and storms will end Thursday […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY March 29, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY March 29, 2017 . The Pacific blaster storm track is alive and well… the next system coming into play today with a few scattered showers…an up-tick in rain and some storms Wednesday night and Thursday…ending Thursday night…looking like a solid soaking rain…that system moves out Friday with some clearing…mostly cloudy skies. The bulk of the weekend is looking pretty good…partly sunny skies…dry times…in the low to mid 60’s. The next system…now deep in […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND March 25-26, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND March 25-26, 2017 . All about a spin of low pressure…the first of several bowling ball low pressures will come up an over us on Saturday…clouds with some sun…windy…in the 60’s…there will be a fair share of dry time…especially in the morning and early afternoon…but lets watch the sky getting into the mid and late afternoon and into the night for re-developing rain and storms…the question…any severe weather? Lets use the rule […]