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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.


Recent Articles
  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST FORECAST AND DISCO…THURSDAY…FEBRUARY 26, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…February 26, 2015 *** The clipper slides and fades for Thursday…snow in and out but very, very cold returns…a long lasting weather event for Saturday night into Tuesday…a very active weather pattern in play.*** THURSDAY: Snow comes to a end as flurries…breezy and back to cold WINDS: North 10-20 M.P.H. HIGH: 25 DEGREES..a slow drop THURSDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and bitter cold WINDS: North 5-15 M.P.H. LOW: 5 DEGREES FRIDAY: Partly sunny…lots of […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest Forecast and Disco: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…February 25, 2015 *** Two systems come into play over the next 24 hours..a back-door cold front followed by a new Clipper with a fast snow. We will be a little colder today and then more big cold Thursday and Friday.*** WEDNESDAY: Increasing clouds and a little colder WINDS: East 5-15 M.P.H. HIGH: 32 DEGREES WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Clouds…snow developing around midnight…moving in from the north…cold WINDS: East 5-15 M.P.H. LOW: 19 DEGREES THURSDAY: […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest Forecast and Disco: Tuesday, February 23, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…February 24, 2015 *** A cold start on Tuesday…not as cold in the afternoon…breezy…so a little chill in the air…just better. Another arctic cold front on the way for Wednesday with some light snow Wednesday night…overall a very cold week.*** TUESDAY: Partly sunny and not as cold in the afternoon WINDS: South 10-20 M.P.H. HIGH: 38 DEGREES TUESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy and cold WINDS: North 5-15 M.P.H. LOW: 20 DEGREES WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy […]

  • Wintry mix coats Bi-State in ice and snow, road crews busy Saturday

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Following a night of mixed winter precipitation, all Winter Storm Warnings  for the Bi-State region were dropped at noon on Saturday. Sleet, snow, and freezing rain began hitting the FOX 2 News viewing area around 6:00pm Friday. Ice accumulations of up to 0.15″ have been reported across Crawford, Washington, Iron, and Reynolds Counties and snow accumulations of 6″ plus have been reported in places like Pike County in Missouri. In between, a bit of everything […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST FORECAST AND DISCO…THE WEEKEND…FEBRUARY 21-22, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…February 21-22, 2015 *** Our latest hit of winter will spin out very quickly by mid-day…taking the snow, sleet and freezing rain with it…as a cold front cuts in from the north…drying out the atmsophere and ushering in a new wave of very cold temperatures well into next week…winter does not want to let go*** SATURDAY: Snow and sleet end…cloudy, breezy and cold in the afternoon WINDS: Northwest 10-20 M.P.H. HIGH: 35 […]

  • Dave Murray Spring Forecast 2015

    Dave Murray’s Spring 2015 Long-Range Forecast

    It’s been a very strange winter around St. Louis. It was a rapid start in November with deep cold and snow but then we got into a two steps back, one step forward pattern with the classic st. Louis temperature swings. It has been much easier to take then the big time winter of last year. But because of these swings there are big-time questions about the upcoming month of March. March 2015 The weak el Niño pattern is fading […]

  • DAVE MURRAY’S LATEST FORECAST AND DISCO…FRIDAY…FEBRUARY 20, 2014

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…February 20, 2015: *** More cold today… lots of clouds with a few snow flurries…a winters mix on the way…developing Friday afternoon into Friday night…Saturday…sleet and snow going to rain and freezing rain…ending as a little snow…followed by more bitter cold*** FRIDAY: Lots of clouds and cold…a batch of sleet and snow develing going into the afternoon…some glazing possible WINDS: South 5-15 M.P.H. HIGH: 28 DEGREES FRIDAY NIGHT: Periods of snow and sleet…some […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST FORECAST AND DISCO…FRIDAY…FEBRUARY 20, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…February 20, 2015: *** More cold today… lots of clouds with a few snow flurries…a winters mix on the way for Friday night and Saturday…sleet and snow going to rain and freezing rain…ending as a little snow…followed by more bitter cold*** FRIDAY: Lots of clouds and cold…a few snow flurries WINDS: South 5-15 M.P.H. HIGH: 28 DEGREES FRIDAY NIGHT: Periods of snow and sleet…some glazing possible WINDS: South 5-15 M.P.H. LOW: 28 DEGREES […]

  • Cold weather set-up for possible snow this weekend

    (KTVI) – Arctic High pressure has filled in behind a potent cold front that brought us a dusting of snow Tuesday night.  With clear skies tonight, lows will slip to near record levels:  -3 in 1936.  Gusty winds out of the northwest will drag wind chills to a dangerous level, as low as -15 in rural locations, and metro St. Louis wind chills of 0 to -10.  Despite sunshine on Thursday, high temperatures will only climb to 14 to 19 degrees.  A new system approaches on Thursday night with light snow possible after midnight into Friday morning.  Complicating the winter pattern and briefly […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST FORECAST AND DISCO…THURSDAY FEBRUARY 18, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…February 19, 2015: My Spring forecast for STL is this Thursday…Feb 19th…part of Fox 2 news at 9pm. *** More bitter cold today with increasing clouds in the afternoon…a fast hit of light dry snow late Thursday night into early Friday morning…less than a inch… a stronger storm for the weekend…with a mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and even rain…many, many questions…cold in control*** THURSDAY: Sunshine giving way to increasing clouds…bitter cold…lighter […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST FORECAST AND DISCO…WEDNESDAY…FEBRUARY 18, 2015

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…February 18, 2015: My Spring forecast for STL is this Thursday…Feb 19th…part of Fox 2 news at 9pm. *** Bitter cold and wind in play Wednesday into Thursday night…the coldest of the winter and in the northwest flow will be pockets of light snow and flurries*** WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy..windy…bitter cold with snow flurries WINDS: Northwest 15-35 M.P.H. HIGH: 12 DEGREES…. wind chills below zero all day WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear, windy and bitter […]

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    Coldest temperatures of the season moving into St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) –  The snow is done and now two arctic cold fronts are on the way. One front moves in Monday.  The front coming in on Wednesday opens the door to the coldest air so far this winter season.  Temperatures will be below zero Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Check School Closings Here The northwest flow is intense, covering about 85 percent of the nation. That is pretty amazing and right on schedule for winter. Two cold […]