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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…JULY 28, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…JULY 28, 2017: . On the way to the last weekend of July…and it is not going to feel like it. Friday…early clouds then turning partly sunny…temps in the 80’s with a slow but steady drop in the humidity…nice by the afternoon. Wonderful weather Friday evening and Friday night…then on to the weekend…already on the books…a top 10 weekend on the way…a large and cool and dry Canadian high pressure sinks in for […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…JULY 27, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…JULY 27, 2017: . A slow moving cool front on the way…taking most of Thursday to move from north to south over the STL area…as a result…its cooler but still rather humid over the region and with the front…along and ahead of it…scattered rain and storms anytime on Thursday…strong to severe weather looks limited but the main features will be lightning and heavy rain…all pushing to the south getting into Thursday evening. Then […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…JULY 26, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…JULY 26, 2017: . All about hard core Summer on this Wednesday from start to finish…but especially late morning and all afternoon into the evening…upper 90’s and tons of humidity. The a strong Summer cool front works in late, late Wednesday night, Thursday and into Thursday evening…the front popping scattered rain and storms…a few could be severe so we watch the sky. then a great relax of the summer dome and the northwest […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…JULY 25, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…JULY 25, 2017: . An okay day on Tuesday much like Monday…upper 80’s to near 90…The only hot and humid day is Wednesday…a one day event…then here comes several days of the northwest flow…yes…you are correct…we never trust the northwest flow…look for a series of cool fronts dropping in…that sounds great…best chance for some rain and storms…Thursday and Thursday night…mid 80’s for high Friday and over the weekend.

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…JULY 22-23, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…JULY 22-23, 2017: . Lets do a hot and humid weekend…instant replay Saturday…partly sunny, hot and humid…around 102…hottest in the city…upper 90’s away from the heat island. A few spot storms Saturday night, Sunday and Sunday night…very limited…drought keeps drought going. Sunday…mid 90’s but very, very humid…spot storms. The cool front passes sometime Sunday night…better on Monday…80’s…Hang tough…be safe…extra care for pets.

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…JULY 21, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…JULY 21, 2017: . How about another one…just like the other one…we do it again…all about hard core summer…okay early Friday morning…then hot and humid in the afternoon…the core of the big time heat will be Friday and Saturday…100+…some questions about how humid…maybe more of a dry heat(for the city)…lets keep the summer dome going for the bulk of the weekend…maybe a break late weekend…a few storms Sunday and Sunday night…but very, very […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…JULY 20, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…JULY 20, 2017: . How about another one…just like the other one…we do it again…all about hard core summer…okay early Thursday morning…then hot and humid in the afternoon…the core of the big time heat will be Thursday and Friday and Saturday…100+…some questions about how humid…maybe more of a dry heat…lets keep the summer dome going for the bulk of the weekend…maybe a break late weekend…a few storms Sunday and Sunday night…but very, very […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…JULY 19, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…JULY 19, 2017: . What do you say…we do it again…all about hard core summer…okay Wednesday morning…then hot and humid Wednesday afternoon…the core of the big time heat will be Wednesday, Thursday and Friday…100+…some questions about how humid…maybe more of a dry heat…lets keep the summer dome going for the bulk of the weekend…maybe a break late weekend…a few storms Sunday…but very, very humid…better on Monday…80’s…Hang tough…be safe…extra care for pets.

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…JULY 18, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…JULY 18, 2017: . Quiet times and an easy forecast…all about hard core summer…okay Tuesday morning…then hot and humid Tuesday afternoon…the core of the big time heat will be Wednesday, Thursday and Friday…100+…some questions about how humid…maybe more of a dry heat…lets keep the summer dome going for the bulk of the weekend…maybe a break late weekend…Hang tough…be safe…extra care for pets.

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…JULY 15-16, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…JULY 15-16, 2017: . A pretty nice Summer weekend on the way…Saturday…plenty of sun and in the upper 80’s…nice humidity levels…wonderful Saturday night…Sunday…partly sunny…near 90 in the afternoon…still nice Sunday night and into Monday…then the dome of Summer from the west takes over into the middle of the nation…building back Tuesday and hot and humid back for Wednesday-Friday.

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…JULY 13, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…JULY 13, 2017: . Day 3 of 100 degrees+ yesterday…I don’t think we get there today…still hot on this Thursday and more humid…but with weather systems starting to move slowly…lets watch for a few storms…focus on the afternoon and evening…some could be strong…mid 90’s for highs…but again more humid…any storms move out late Thursday night and early Friday…then some better Summer weather takes over for Friday and the weekend… no taste of Fall…just […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…JULY 12, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…JULY 12, 2017: . Day 2 of 100 degrees yesterday…another solid shot on Wednesday…that would make the most 100 days since 2013….hazy, hot and humid…we deal and enjoy and try to stay cool…hazy, hot and humid…into Thursday…dewpoints near 70 so the heat index between 100-105 degrees…no records…they are crazy hot this time of year..a cool font slowly arrives for Thursday and Friday…a few storms…thinking limited right now…but very, very humid Thursday into Friday…slightly […]