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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 weather disco…FRIDAY…December 23 , 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…FRIDAY…December 23 , 2016 . The count down to Christmas goes on…the main feature…the arctic is shut off but we will be chilly on Friday…However the southwest flow is alive and well…very active push…Friday and Friday night into early Saturday…a weak impulse of energy comes at us from the southwest…still thinking there will be a light winter’s mix with this…in the morning on Friday…wet snow and sleet…could be some glazing on the roads…then going to all […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Thursday…December 22 , 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Thursday…December 22, 2016 . The count down to Christmas getting closer…the arctic is shut off but we will be chilly on Thursday…thanks to a dry cold front passing by Wednesday afternoon…thinking 39/40 for the high on Thursday. Quiet Thursday night…but lots of clouds move in…the key the next few days will be the opening of the southwest flow… Friday and Friday night into early Saturday…a weak impulse of energy comes at us from the southwest…still thinking […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Wednesday…December 21 , 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Wednesday…December 21 , 2016 . Welcome to the winter season…winter begins Wednesday morning at 4:44…but it will feel pretty good to be out and about…especially in the afternoon…reaching into the upper 40’s to near 50 degrees…a great break in the deep freeze. A weak cold front(Pacific front) rolls in late Wednesday…passing by dry…but it will be slightly cooler Thursday and Friday…the high near 40 degrees. Late Friday and Friday night into early Saturday…a weak impulse of […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Tuesday…December 20, 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Tuesday…December 20, 2016. The last day of the Fall season…winter begins Wednesday morning at 4:44…still cold into Tuesday morning…then a warm up Tuesday afternoon…reaching into the low 40’s…that will be the trend Wednesday and Thursday and Friday…the warmest looking like Wednesday…48 for the high…there will be a system in play for the Christmas weekend…daytime highs will be above freezing…well above freezing…borderline temps at night…right now looking like all rain…maybe even some thunderstorms around Saturday into Saturday […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Friday…December 16, 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Friday…December 16, 2016 . Here comes the next system over the Rockies and into the middle of the nation…not a lot in my thinking with this system or the track and the moisture and temperatures. Lots of clouds on Friday but moisture will be hard to find…fighting a very dry air mass… into the 30’s on Friday…as a warm front lifts up and over the STL area…a light mix of rain, sleet and freezing rain…Friday night…very […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Thursday…December 15, 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Thursday…December 15, 2016 . More cold in play today and tonight…the coldest of this run…then all eyes on a western storm system as the pattern flips from the northwest flow to the southwest flow…Friday and into Saturday. Lots of clouds on Friday but moisture will be hard to find…fighting a very dry air mass… into the 30’s on Friday…then a warm front will bow up and over us Friday night…a light mix of rain, sleet and […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Wednesday…December 14, 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Wednesday…December 14, 2016 . Cold and dry on this Wednesday into Thursday night…the intense cold will stay to our north today…but a little more of it squeezes our way Wednesday night, Thursday and Thursday night…the coldest on Thursday. *** the coldest Wednesday and Thursday with highs in the 20’s…lows in the teens *** Friday here comes the next flip…as the flow turns to the southwest… this is always trouble in the winter time…as the block of […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Tuesday…December 13, 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Tuesday…December 13, 2016 . Not alot of change in thinking for the week…Interesting weather patterns this week…dealing with two very different flows over the next 5 to 7 days…and that means some wild swings with possible weather solutions. With the cold front passing by early morning on Tuesday…thinking there will be a light mix of light rain, sleet and wet snow first thing in the morning…but fighting dry air, border line temps and warm enough ground […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…The weekend…December 10-11, 2016 .

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…The weekend…December 10-11, 2016 . Increasing clouds on Saturday…after some morning sun…a cold start but with a south to southeast breeze…a nice warm up for the afternoon…no heat wave…but better…37 for the high. Saturday night is cloudy and dry…The next system is later in the weekend…mainly Sunday…and mainly light rain with temps above freezing…some wet snow could mix in at times…even a touch of sleet…but again mainly rain…pulling away Sunday evening…not thinking this is a big […]

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    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Friday…December 9, 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Friday…December 9, 2016 . More cold in play on this Friday…temps about the same…thinking in the 20’s…the good news the winds will be lighter…but still cold to be out and about….cold Friday night into Saturday morning. The next system is later in the weekend as temperatures slowly warm up…some light snow…late saturday night..changing over to light rain Sunday…37 for the high Saturday and 45 on Sunday…with an afternoon drop…looking like it ends as some light snow […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Thursday…December 8, 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Thursday…December 8, 2016 . All about the first shot of Arctic cold over the region today, tonight, tomorrow and tomorrow night…Highs in the 20’s and lows in the teens. Winds will be on the gusty side on this Thursday…so wind chills in the single numbers and low teens…a bundle up day over the region…about 10 to 15 degrees below average for this time of year…a little warmer over the weekend… The next system is later in […]

  • Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Wednesday…December 7, 2016

    Dave Murray’s Latest weather disco…Wednesday…December 7, 2016 . A little colder air today…but the big cold is not here yet…however on the way…lots of clouds on this Wednesday…with some light snow and flurries breaking out late, late afternoon and into the evening…prime time 5pm to 10pm…a small impulse of energy for late Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday night…this will produce some light, very light snow and flurries… the bulk of the air mass will be cold and just too dry…with that […]