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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 Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…OCTOBER 3,, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY…OCTOBER 3,, 2017 . The southerly flow remains in place today…a little more moisture trying to work up from the south…still mild to warm with more clouds…thinking a mix of clouds and sun on Tuesday…Mostly cloudy Wednesday with some spotty rain. A better shot of scattered showers and a few storms Thursday into the weekend…no all day rain…but we will take every drop we can get…fingers crossed.

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…SEPTEMBER 30-OCTOBER 1, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THE WEEKEND…SEPTEMBER 30-OCTOBER 1, 2017 . Excellent early Fall weather is in play all weekend long…pleasant days and cool to chilly nights…still bone dry…The large dome of summer builds back in early next week…with October warmth…85 for the high Monday and Tuesday…warm much of next week. Maria and Lee are on the way out…moving into the shipping lanes of the Atlantic…but watching an area of unsettled weather between Cuba and the Yucantan of […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY!! SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY!! SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 . A secondary cool front arrives today…passing by in the morning and passing by dry…all the front does is keep the great Fall weather pattern alive and well thru Sunday. The large dome of summer builds back in early next week…with October warmth…85 for the high Monday and Tuesday…warm much of next week. Maria and Lee are on the way out…moving into the shipping lanes of the Atlantic…but watching […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 . All about the northerly flow for a change…the coolest weather since the first half of the month of September…really been a 50-50 month. Tons of sun Thursday thru Sunday…highs in the 70’s…overnight temps…50-55 degrees. The cool does not last…warmer getting into next week…but not the big heat of the last 10 days….still bone dry

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 . A break in the heat on this Wednesday…one cool front rolling east…the second coming in Thursday morning…lets go with a mix of clouds and sun today…maybe a few sprinkles around in the morning…the big deal…79 for the high…thats a big time shift…the coolest weather since the first half of the month of September…really been a 50-50 month. Tons of sun Thursday thru Sunday…highs in the 70’s…overnight temps…50-55 degrees. […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 . One more hot day on the way for Tuesday…near 90 degrees…then two cool fronts are on the way…the first late Tuesday night and the second late Wednesday night…Wednesday…about 10 degrees cooler…80 degrees…the problem…the front looks like it is coming thru mainly dry…so the bone dry weather goes on. Even cooler Thursday and Friday for the upcoming weekend…70’s during the day and 50’s at night…Fall is near!!!

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 . Its another hot one on this Thursday…yesterday reaching 97 degrees setting a new record on the date…old record 96 from 1940…today another hot one…the record 97…it is an old once from 1881…we will make a run…sunny hot and humid for the afternoon…still hot and humid Friday and over the weekend…95 Friday…low 90’s for the weekend…we are in a long-jam thanks to the tropical action….signs of cooler Fall temps […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 . A hard core last surge of Summer on our hands…sunny, hot and humid… today 95 degrees…the record 96 from 1940 and Thursday 95 degrees…the record 97 from 1881…it will be close. Still hot and humid Friday…95 and over the weekend…90-92 each day…dry times…no rain or storms…still hot into next week…then signs of a cooling trend late next week…we are in a long-jam thanks to the tropical action.

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 . Its the last few days of Summer..Fall begins at 3:02pm on Friday…and the next several days will feel like Summer…sunny, hot and humid…88 on Tuesday…92 on Wednesday and Thursday and around 90 Friday and over the weekend…no major rain in this run of time…all the focus in the tropics

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…MONDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…MONDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 . A warm week on the way…Monday being the coolest…thanks to clouds and a few showers and thundershowers…limited wet. 82 today…88 on Tuesday…near 90 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Fall begins on the 22nd…3:02pm

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…FRIDAY…SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 . High pressure drifting to our south and east but in control…lots of sunshine on Friday and with the southerly flow all day long…a little warmer…near 90 for the afternoon…warm for the Friday night football games…and hot for the Saturday afternoon games…sunshine and near 90 again…a weak and struggling front will try to come in late Sunday…I don’t think it gets thru STL…so partly sunny…near 90 again…more humid…a few spot […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

    Dave Murray’s Latest STL forecast and weather disco…THURSDAY…SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 . Irma is gone moving into the Ohio valley and the northeast…high pressure settles in for us…tons of sunshine Thursday and a fast warm up in the afternoon…85 for the high…near 90 and sunshine Friday and over the weekend…a little hot for Friday night football