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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 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 […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY March 24, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY March 24, 2017 . A fast warm up on this Friday…partly sunny skies…very wind from the south…temps rising into the 70’s for the afternoon…downtown may touch 80 degrees.Let the wild temperature ride continue and in time increasing rain and some storms…The main feature is a swing from the northwest flow to the southwest flow…in that flow…here comes a bowling ball low pressure comes at us Friday night, Saturday and Saturday night with periods […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY March 23, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY March 23, 2017 . Let the wild temperature ride continue and in time increasing rain and some storms…this morning it will be chill again Thursday morning…lots of clouds and a few sprinkles in the morning…a little more sunshine going thru the afternoon. Warmer…near 60 in the afternoon…then the southerly flow really opens up Thursday night and Friday with windy and very warm weather returning…70’s maybe touching 80 degrees in the afternoon under partly […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY March 22, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY March 22, 2017 . The swing back down in our temperatures in play from start to finish on this Wednesday…a cold start to a chilly day…the high 49 degrees…that is a ride since Monday. The main feature is a swing from the northwest flow to the southwest flow…in time…the northwest flow stays with us today and into Thursday…Thursday clouds control with a few spotty rain showers…a little warmer…Friday…mostly cloudy…windy and warm…here comes the […]

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

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND March 18-19, 2017 . Monday…the first day of Spring…starting at 5:29 in the morning Monday . A pretty nice weekend on the way…cooler than Friday but nice…the deep March cold goes away!but will be chilly to cold at night. The weekend is quiet and dry…think highs in the 50’s lows in the upper 30’s…I can’t rule out a few spot showers first thing in the morning on Sunday..but much of the day […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY March 17, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY March 17, 2017 . Happy St. Pats day everyone…There is a weak weather system on the way…lots of clouds and scattered showers and thundershowers for Friday…the focus on the morning…then slow clearing mid to late afternoon….today will be on the warm side with highs reaching into the 60’s…the deep March cold goes away! The weekend is quiet and dry…think highs in the 50’s lows in the upper 30’s…I can’t rule out a few […]

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

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY March 16, 2017 . We are ready to get on the temperature see-saw once again as the strong northwest flow shuts down and moves to the east…bringing a break in the intense March cold…still cold out the door in the morning on Thursday…a few snow flurries possible first thing in the morning…lots of clouds with us all day long…warmer in the afternoon as the southerly flow opens up…low to mid 50’s for the […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY March 15, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY March 15, 2017 . High pressure in control on this Wednesday…partly sunny skies and still cold…upper 30’s for the afternoon…a very cold start out the door in the morning on Wednesday…bundle up.The next system in the Thursday/Friday time frame…some light rain…maybe some wet snowflakes…any moisture is limited with the focus late Thursday night into Friday morning…then clearing skies…50’s back for Friday and the weekend…quiet times…partly sunny skies…so better…but no heat wave.

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for TUESDAY March 14, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for TUESDAY March 14, 2017 . All about the northwest flow and once again this is why we never trust the northwest flow…partly to mostly cloudy skies and cold on Tuesday…highs in the 30’s…skies will slowly clear out Tuesday night and with light winds…temps will tumble…19 for the low with a hard freeze over the region…we are in a holding pattern with the weather..a.s we wait for the big northeast storm to do its thing…so […]

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

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND…March 11-12, 2017 . SET CLOCKS AHEAD ONE HOUR BEFORE GOING TO BED SATURDAY NIGHT…SUNSET SUNDAY EVENING 7:05PM   Its the winter shock this weekend…goodbye Spring…a small impulse of light snow is in play on Saturday…this will fight alot of dry air…but we will squeeze out some snow…thinking about 1 inch on the grass…roads will be okay…any snow ending in the evening on Saturday. Snow is not the big deal…the cold is the […]

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

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY…March 10, 2017 . All about a shock to the system Friday and over the weekend…Irish eyes are crying:( Colder weather takes control on Friday…as a large arctic bubble of high pressure takes over…quiet Friday and into Friday evening…the high Friday 43 degrees and down to 28 degrees Friday night. Under cutting that dome of cold will be a southern impulse of moisture…that drops from the northwest and swings to the southeast…cold enough for […]