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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…WEDNESDAY JUNE 7, 2017:

      Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY JUNE 7, 2017: . Little change in the pattern…all about a large bubble of Canadian high pressure over the next few days…a big time difference in the air mass… a breath of fresh air….resort weather around town. Wednesday and Thursday will be very pretty…sunshine and comfortable…the boost in temps and humidity will start Friday…but limited..no real rain or storms in sight…things this may be more of a dry heat set up […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY JUNE 6, 2017:

      Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY JUNE 6, 2017: . All about a large bubble of Canadian high pressure over the next few days…a big time difference in the air mass when we walk out the door on Tuesday morning… a breath of fresh air. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will be very pretty…sunshine and comfortable…the boost in temps and humidity will start Friday and over the weekend…partly sunny and warmer…with a few spot storms…lots of dry time.

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND… JUNE 3-4, 2017:

      Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND… JUNE 3-4, 2017: . Not a lot of change in the slow motion pattern…with a warm front trying to move from south to north…a real struggle…almost washing out with little if an support…a little more of an early summer feel…nothing more than a spot thunderstorm…pretty tough to find…a typical June summer pattern…lets watch the sky…but lots of dry time. Next week…temperatures drop back a good 8 to 10 degrees as […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY… JUNE 2, 2017:

      Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY… JUNE 2, 2017: . Weather pattern are moving in slow motion…with a warm front trying to move from south to north…a real stuggle…getting a little closer today…so temps will be up slightly and humidity up slightly…a little more of an early summer feel…nothing more than a spot thunderstorm…pretty tough to find. Over the weekend…more humid with temperatures in the 80’s…rainfall…mainly storms will be rather limited…not a lot of focus in the […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY… JUNE 1, 2017.

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY… JUNE 1, 2017: . Welcome to the month of June…the first month of summer and the next few days will feel a little more like the summer season but nothing weird or extreme. A warm front will bubble back over us..Thursday…warm fronts are really slow movers…lets think slightly higher humidity with a mix of clouds and sun and a few spotty showers and storms…a fair share of dry time…spotty storms Friday and […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY… MAY 31, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY… MAY 31, 2017: . We have reached the last day of May…and looking at a quiet day over the region…partly sunny skies, light wind and rather pleasant over the region..hanging around 80 degrees. A cool front settling to our south…far enough south to give us a pretty day. This front will bubble back over us…lifting north as a warm front..Thursday with an increase in scattered showers and storms on Thursday…spotty storms Friday […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY… MAY 30, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY… MAY 30, 2017: . Overall a quiet Tuesday on tap…partly sunny skies and cooler than Monday…70’s to near 80 degrees…there will be a small impulse of energy coming at us from the Plains…pretty weak…but enough energy to pop a few showers and thundershowers in the afternoon…maybe lasting into the early evening.. nothing severe…think scattered…Wednesday and Thursday look quiet…limited rain with an up-tick in rain and storms Friday and Saturday…with a warming trend

  • Severe weather concerns run high…Dave Murray

    Severe weather concerns run high…Dave Murray . Saturday: Morning and early afternoon clouds with some sun…then clouds take over…warm and humid…near 85 degrees. A few spot storms around any time during the day…but expect a fair share of dry time. Thunderstorms…some strong to severe…come alive late day and most of the night. Lets stay up to date during this time(see map) Timing ideas 4pm to 11pm… everyone gets rain and storms the focus on severe weather will be STL and […]

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

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY MAY 26, 2017: . Severe weather concerns on Saturday . The long holiday weekend gets going for a lot of folks on this Friday…not for us in the weather department. Friday is mainly a quiet day…a mix of clouds and sun…warmer and more humid…maybe a spot late day storm…lets think mainly a dry day…spot is the key word…quiet Friday night.The ideas on the Holiday weekend have not changed: Saturday…partly sunny with developing […]

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

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY MAY 25, 2017: . Much better late May weather on tap for Thursday…dry times from start to finish…with partly sunny skies and in turn a little warmer–75 should do it for the high Thursday afternoon….concerns about a few showers and storms around Friday…but expect a lot of dry time…hanging around 80 on Friday. The ideas on the Holiday weekend have not changed: Saturday…partly sunny with developing rain and storms going thru the […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY MAY 24, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY MAY 24, 2017: . Little change in the weather on Wednesday…no all day rain…but expect lots of clouds and some showers maybe a thundershower from time to time…in turn a little on the cool to even chilly side for late May…I don’t see a lot of rain…but there will be some convective downpours in the afternoon with some lightning…dry times Thursday…concerns about a few showers around Friday and over the long holiday […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY MAY 23, 2017:

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY MAY 23, 2017: . Two days of unsettled weather for Tuesday and Wednesday…no all day rain…but both days expect lots of clouds and some showers maybe a thundershower from time to time…inn turn a little on the cool to even chilly side for late May…I don’t see a lot of rain…dry times Thursday…concerns about a few showers around Friday and over the long holiday weekend…but also thinking a fair share of dry […]