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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 weather Disco for THURSDAY…March 9, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY…March 9, 2017 . The picture below tells the story…Breezy and warm on Thursday…into the 70’s…clouds on the increase in the afternoon…then a Spring Alberta Clipper will race our way…with a fast round of rain and a few non-severe storms Thursday evening…as that system swings by…it drags an Arctic cold front over the Bi-state region…and we start a cold down…yes a cold down…upper 30’s Thursday night…colder weather takes control on Friday…as a large arctic […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY…March 8, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY…March 8, 2017 . The roller coaster of early March in full force…and that means more flips and turns…and yes winter is not done. Quiet times on this Wednesday…lots of sunshine and a little warmer 65 for the high…a cold front slowly sinks our way on Thursday and rolls by Thursday night…not much with the front…a few spotty rain showers…no storms…in fact the storm weather taking the backseat for awhile….Now things get interesting…colder weather […]

  • Weather service: At least 2 tornadoes hit Missouri

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) _ The National Weather Service says at least two tornadoes have touched down in Missouri. Storm Prediction Center meteorologist Ryan Jewell says the first tornado was reported around 7:20 p.m. Monday near Platte City, about 20 miles north of Kansas City. Jewell says radar indications showed the twister continued northeast into Clinton County, toward the town of Lathrop, before it began to dissipate. A short time later, another tornado touched down east of Kansas City in Jackson […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for TUESDAY…March 7, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for TUESDAY…March 7, 2017 . The front that will bring a fast round of strong to severe storms Monday night is long gone on Tuesday…rocketing to the east…fast clearing on Tuesday…but still a windy day…gusty winds from the west and slightly cooler. Quiet and sunny on Wednesday. dealing with a fast flow in the jet stream…so another weak front arrives Thursday night with some showers…a better shot of rain Friday night and into Saturday…this will […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE MONDAY…March 6, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE MONDAY…March 6, 2017 . The southerly flow in total control on Monday…lots of clouds…spotty rain(lots of dry time) and strong and gusty winds…a very windy day…Periods of rain and storms Monday night…prime time 8pm to 2am…some storms could go strong to severe…but not a widespread outbreak…the action running with a cold front…so its a fast hit. Clearing skies on Tuesday…still windy and only slightly cooler. Quiet and sunny on Wednesday. dealing with a […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND…March 4-5, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND…March 4-5, 2017 . A chilly start Saturday morning…but it is a day that is all about the south/southwest flow…a fast warm up…sunshine, windy and warm all afternoon…into the 60’s…more and more clouds sweep back in from the south…rising from Texas for Saturday night and Sunday…but lets keep it dry…still windy Sunday…about the same story on Monday…with periods of rain and a few storms Monday night and Tuesday…it does not look like a […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY…March 3, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for FRIDAY…March 3, 2017 . Chilly times with lots of sunshine on Friday…the northwest flow sending a cold front by late Thursday and reinforcing the cooler flow…nothing extreme…just chilly but at least the winds will be light…then up we go again…into the 60’s over the weekend…sunshine on Saturday…looks windy again…it is March…mostly cloudy on Sunday…mid to upper 60’s…Monday looks mostly cloudy and mild…with periods of rain and a few storms Monday night and Tuesday

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY…March 2, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THURSDAY…March 2, 2017 . The northwest flow is in play today and into Friday…sending a dry cold front our way late Thursday…resulting in some bouncing temperatures…into the mid to upper 50’s Thursday with sunshine…windy again especially late morning and afternoon…then cold Thursday night down to 28 degrees and only in the 40’s on Friday…then up we go again…into the 60’s over the weekend…sunshine on Saturday…mostly cloudy with spotty rain on Sunday…it will not be […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY…March 1, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for WEDNESDAY…March 1, 2017 . Welcome to March…the overnight storms will quickly kick to the east…then clearing skies…windy and cooler…some sun breaking out…winds from the west and northwest will be the main features…in the 50’s…feels a little cooler in the wind…fading winds late night and temps drop to 32 degrees…then we go very quiet for several days with bouncing or see-saw temps…lots of sun…cool but above average Thursday and Friday…then into the 60’s for the […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for TUESDAY…February 28, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for TUESDAY…February 28, 2017 . We have come to the end of the moth…very non-winter…and all about Spring today…77 for the high(80 then record) and getting very windy. There will be a lot of dry time on Tuesday during the day…watch for a few pop storms…but the prime event is late Tuesday into early Wednesday morning…rain and storms and severe weather is expected…so lets stay alert and up to date…4pm to 5am Tuesday into Wednesday […]

  • Dave Murray’s 2017 Long Range Spring Forecast

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Winter is still doing its thing over the St. Louis area and there is more interesting and tough forecasting ahead. The three months of winter may be ending, but spring struggles are here. The key to early spring in St. Louis are wild swings, some that give up hope that spring is near and some that remind us that winter is not ready to let go. The great St. Louis weather ride continues. So let’s get […]

  • Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND…February 25-26, 2017

    Dave Murray’s latest weather Disco for THE WEEKEND…February 25-26, 2017 . A fast pace in the atmosphere over North America the next week…the the focus being some unsettled weather and the return of action for the western U.S. The cold front doing the trick Friday afternoon and night…with wind and cold coming back…a dry front…because we never get anything here in STL:)…Big storms in the Ohio Valley and big snow from Nebraska into the western Great Lakes…snow as close as […]