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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 Murrays latest weather disco…Thursday…September 29, 2016

    DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO…THURSDAY..SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 . We remain in a neat weather pattern…as a cut-off low pressure system slowly drifts south from the Great Lakes into the Ohio Valley…this track will put us on the back-edge of the cloud shield of this system…and as we get into Friday and Saturday…the low will backup to the west slightly…so its the main player for the next three days…lifting and kicking out on Sunday….Today…a mix of clouds and sun…still breezy…More clouds […]

  • Dave Murrays latest weather disco…Wednesday…September 28, 2016

    Interesting weather day coming up…as a cut-off low pressure system slowly drifts south from the Great Lakes into the Ohio Valley…this track will put us on the back-edge of the cloud shield of this system…at the same time a secondary cold front will sweep in with the northwest flow…resulting in more clouds than sun on Wednesday and I can’t rule out a few spotty rain showers…with the added clouds and some sun…temperatures will be cooler…in the 60’s Wednesday afternoon…after that […]


    DAVE MURRAYS LATEST WEATHER DISCO-TUESDAY…SEPTEMBER 27, 2016 More excellent Fall weather on the way…we are in the funnel effect between a large(winter-like) low pressure over the Great Lakes and high pressure in the plains…this low will slowly drop to the south and southeast taking it into the Ohio Valley and getting the northwest flow locked in for us…all week long…it is about Fall..pleasant days and chilly nights…nothing much of anything for rain or storms…this pattern takes us into the thru […]


    Dave Murrays Latest Weather Disco…The Weekend…September 24-25, 2016

    . No question there is a weather shift on the way…it is just going to take some time…still summer on Saturday…partly to mostly sunny, warm to hot and humid…hanging around 90 once again…all is quiet an mild to warm on Saturday night…then Sunday…the big-time Fall cold front will be arriving…mainly for the afternoon…a mix of clouds and sun…leading toward increasing clouds and in time mostly cloudy…there will be some scattered showers and a few storms Sunday afternoon into Sunday night…overall […]


    Dave Murray’s Weather Forecast and Disco

    Dave Murrays Latest Weather Disco…Friday…September 23, 2016 Lets do some more Summer weather on this Friday and take it into Saturday,,,partly to mostly sunny skies…rather hot and humid for each afternoon. Then Sunday…a strong cold front starts to enter the picture…very slow moving but will bring some clouds and some scattered storms our way Sunday…increasing Sunday night and Monday…still warm and humid on Sunday…but a solid Fall Flip in temperatures Sunday night, Monday and Tuesday…as highs go into the 70’s […]


    The Thursday Weather Disco…September 22, 2016   More of the same in play for Thursday, Friday and Saturday…plenty of sunshine with heat and humidity…all is rain and storm free…the soil drying out some…great for the harvest season. Also for the first time in a month…the Friday night football games will be rain free!!! A cool front starts to roll in Sunday…partly sunny…a few spot storms…still warm and humid…the break in temps will arrive on Monday…the high Monday 79 degrees… in […]


    Dave Murray’s Latest Weather Forecast and Disco: Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    The Wednesday Weather Disco: Little change in the weather pattern…the dome of summer is stuck and even though Fall begins on Thursday morning…it is all about summer into early next week…warm to hot afternoons and mild evening…nothing much in the way of rain. a chance to dry out…good news for the harvest season. besides our dome of high pressure…what is left of “Julia” is still spinning and hanging over the Mid-Atlantic states…this is helping to create a log jam in […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather disco for Tuesday…September 20, 2016

    The Fall season starts at 9:21 in the morning on Thursday…but this is a week of warm days and pleasant night…highs into the upper 80’s into the weekend. There is a weak cool front that will sink down over us and wash out tomorrow…little effect on our weather…lets call it partly sunny on Tuesday…after that Wednesday, Thursday and Friday…plenty of sunshine and temperatures in the upper 80’s…moderate humidity. A shot at some scattered showers and storms later in the weekend.



    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY..SEPTEMBER 16, 2016: . *** Into a run of unsettled weather into Saturday morning…temps near to slightly below average…think periods of rain and some storms…not raining all the time*** . FRIDAY: . Periods of rain and storms…not raining all the time…but watch the sky…heavy rain at times WINDS: East 5-15 M.P.H. HIGH: 82 DEGREES. . FRIDAY NIGHT: . Periods of rain and a few storms…heavy at times…not raining all the time WINDS: East-10 […]


    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…SEPTEMBER 15, 2016: . *** Into a run of unsettled weather into Saturday morning…temps near to slightly below average…think periods of rain and some storms…not raining all the time*** . THURSDAY: . More clouds than sun…a few showers at times WINDS: North 5-10 M.P.H. HIGH: 82 degrees . THURSDAY NIGHT: . Periods of rain and a few storms…heaviest late night WINDS: Northeast 5-10 M.P.H. LOW: 68 DEGREES . FRIDAY: . Periods of rain […]


    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY…SEPTEMBER 14, 2016: . *** A cool front rolls by on this Wednesday…clouds and a few showers to start then clearing and slightly cooler…more wet arriving by Thursday night into Saturday morning*** . WEDNESDAY: . Morning clouds and some showers..then turning partly sunny WINDS: North 5-10 M.P.H. HIGH: 82 degrees…a slow drop in the afternoon . WEDNESDAY NIGHT: . Partly cloudy and pleasant WINDS: Northeast 5-10 M.P.H. LOW: 65 DEGREES . THURSDAY: . […]


      ***  More great weather on this Tuesday but there is a cool front on the way with some showers later tonight and into early Wednesday*** . TUESDAY: . Partly to mostly sunny skies…nice…but warmer WINDS: South 5-10 M.P.H. HIGH: 88 degrees . TUESDAY NIGHT: . Lots of clouds…some light showers developing…mainly late night WINDS: South 5-10  M.P.H. LOW: 68 DEGREES . WEDNESDAY: . Morning clouds and a few showers then turning partly sunny WINDS: West 5-15  M.P.H. HIGH: 82 […]