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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 MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO…WEDNESDAY…NOVEMBER 23, 2016

    Dave Murrays weather disco…Wednesday…November 23, 2016 . The big travel day today…Happy Thanksgiving everyone…Feeling more like lat Fall…but no extreme cold or heat in the picture. The next system comes from the plains…rolls over us on Wednesday…morning showers then just lots of clouds…a little chilly…but close to average…Thanksgiving Thursday holding…plenty of sun and dry…50 to 55 degrees. Overall a rather quiet pattern…for Friday and Saturday…watching the shot of another weather system late in the holiday weekend…Sunday and Sunday night…looking some […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO…TUESDAY…NOVEMBER 22, 2016

    Dave Murrays weather disco…Tuesday…November 22, 2016 . Happy Thanksgiving week everyone…Feeling more like lat Fall…but no extreme cold or heat in the picture. The next system comes from the plains…spreading clouds our way on Tuesday…with Rain and maybe a few storms mid to late day Tuesday into Tuesday night…pulling away Wednesday morning… Thanksgiving Thursday holding…plenty of sun and dry…50 to 55 degrees. Overall a rather quiet pattern…watching the shot of another weather system late in the holiday weekend…but not sold […]

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    Dave Murray’s 2016-2017 Long Range Winter Forecast

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Every season is fun and tough to forecast in the St. Louis area, but the challenge really steps up to the plate in December, a month that typically brings a wide variety of weather. The weather patterns get busy, especially when compared to Fall.  It is a month that can be rather mild at times to featuring flat out classic hard core conditions. It is a ride. The challenge is not the supply of moisture but […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO…THE WEEKEND…NOVEMBER 19-20, 2016

    Dave Murrays weather disco…the weekend…November 19-20, 2016 . Feels more like late Fall should for Saturday…windy and cold…about 45 for the high…still a few spots of flurries…but very, very limited. On track for the hard freeze overnight Saturday…clear skies, light winds and dry air…with a dip to 25 degrees…then Sunday…high pressure overhead…sunshine, light winds and slightly warmer…especially with the light winds…near 50 degrees. . Into next week…the holiday week…a little warmer Monday then Tuesday the next system rolls in…the pace […]

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    DAVE MURRAY’S LATEST WEATHER DISCO…FRIDAY…NOVEMBER 18, 2016

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…FRIDAY…November 18, 2016. . An interesting weather day today…thanks to a cold front rolling by about midday…mostly cloudy skies and gusty winds…the warmest part of the day will be in the morning…into the 60’s…then with the front a fast round of rain and storms…wind being the big feature that could go strong to severe. Any wet out by mid to late afternoon and with the front temps start the drop…dropping through the 50’s Friday afternoon…35 for […]

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    DAVE MURRAY’S WEATHER DISCO…THURSDAY…NOVEMBER 17, 2016

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…THURSDAY…November 17, 2016. . Get on the roller coaster…Very mild temperatures in play thru Thursday…the record high on Thursday is 80 degrees…we will make a run at that number…and very mild…only 60 for the low Thursday night into Friday morning. * sharp cold front arrives Friday with rain and storms…some storms may be strong with the time of the day…midday. Dropping temps Friday afternoon. * the front will bring in coldest weather…dropping temps during the day […]

  • DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WX DISCO…WEDNESDAY…NOVEMBER 16, 2016

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Wednesday…November 16, 2016. . Very mild temperatures in play thru Thursday this week…the record high on Thursday is 80 degrees…we will make a run at that number…very pleasant temperatures Tuesday-Thursday. * sharp cold front arrives Friday with rain and storms…some storms may be strong with the time of the day…midday. Dropping temps Friday afternoon. * the front will bring in coldest weather…dropping temps during the day on Friday…and chilly times day and night over the weekend…most […]

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    Snow flurries in the forecast this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Snow Bunnies! This is interesting. A long range snow projection from FOX 2 meteorologist Dave Murray. He says there will be snow flurries on Saturday with strong winds and much colder temps. Temperatures are running a few degrees cooler than Monday thanks to the cold front that passed through. Still sunny and mild with highs in the mid to upper 60°s Tuesday. A few clouds roll through this evening, but that’s about it. Back to sunshine Wednesday […]

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    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Tuesday…November 15, 2016

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Tuesday…November 15, 2016. . Very mild temperatures in play thru Thursday this week…the record high on Thursday is 80 degrees…we will make a run at that number…very pleasant temperatures Tuesday-Thursday. * sharp cold front arrives Friday with rain and storms…non-severe storms. * the front will bring in coldest weather…dropping temps during the day on Friday…and chilly times day and night over the weekend…most should see a hard freeze late Saturday night and Sunday morning. However temperatures […]

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    Dave Murray’s Weather Disco…Friday…November 11, 2016

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Friday…November 11, 2016. . The dry cold front moves by early, early Friday morning…opening the door to the coldest weather so far this season…highs in the 50’s Friday and over the Weekend…looking for that widespread frost Friday night and again Saturday night…and more bouncing temperatures in play into the Thanksgiving week… still watching a system for the 18th and 19th…but losing some focus right now…just on the table. Happy birthday to me today!..dave murray

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    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Thursday…November 10, 2016

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Thursday…November 10, 2016. . A large dome of Canadian high pressure shifts to the east on Thursday…opening then door to a breezy southwest wind and warmer temperatures in the afternoon…a cold start…then a second…dry cold front moves by early, early Friday morning…opening the door to the coldest weather so far this season…highs in the 50’s Friday and over the Weekend…looking for that widespread frost Friday night and again Saturday night…and more bouncing temperatures in play into […]

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    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco

    Dave Murray’s latest weather disco…Wednesday…November 9, 2016. . A large dome of Canadian high pressure taking control and settling right over the region on Wednesday…tons of sunshine, light winds and dry air…a chilly day…upper 50’s in the afternoon…but this is a typical chill for this time of year…It is Fall. Patchy frost around Wednesday night…especially south of metro STL…a bouce up in temps Thursday…then a second…dry cold front moves by early, early Friday morning…opening the door to the coldest weather […]