Matt Gray


POSTED: 3:11 PM Jul 10 2013   UPDATED: 7:16 PM Mar 29 2015

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Matt Gray

Matt joined the NBC Montana weather team in July 2013 and fell in love with the Montana lifestyle.

Matt joined the NBC Montana weather team in July 2013 after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in meteorology from The Florida State University. This is his first professional position in the weather field and he is excited to begin his career at NBC Montana.

Matt became fascinated with weather while watching thunderstorms during the hot Florida afternoons. The 2004 hurricane season had serious impacts on the Sunshine State, including Matt's hometown of Ocala, FL. It was then that he began to consider meteorology as a career. During his time at FSU, Matt spent summers launching weather balloons in Oklahoma and interning at WHNT TV in Huntsville, Alabama where he decided to pursue a broadcasting career. While working at NBC Montana Matt has covered everything Montana weather has thrown at him: blizzards, rock slides, floods, severe thunderstorms, and extreme cold.

Matt is an avid sports fan and follows the New York Mets, New York Giants, and his alma mater's sports teams. He also enjoys outdoor pursuits such as backpacking. 

Matt wants to hear from you! Please email him weather photos, weather related story ideas, and any questions or comments you may have.

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Matt's Latest Stories

Business grants first computing scholarship to Missoula College

A Missoula-based business that's hired many Missoula College graduates is now trying to strengthen its talent pipeline by offering a $1,000 scholarship.

Dispatchers use backup systems after 911 outage in Missoula

At 6:45 Wednesday morning, Missoula County lost power to its communication server hub, rendering many computers, phones and webpages associated with the county inoperable.

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Fake $100 bills reported across Montana

The U.S. Secret Service is on the trail of the person or persons that are making and spreading fake $100 bills across the state.

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Vietnam vets, helicopter have unique reunion at museum in Missoula

Vietnam veteran Marvis Adam Dobbs was having a beer one night when he first heard the rumor -- the exact helicopter he served on as a gunner was at a museum somewhere in Montana.

Drought assistance program for ranchers now active

The Livestock Forage Disaster Program pays when ranchers suffer grazing losses due to wildfire or drought.

Lookouts fill vital role in stopping fires

At 7,300 feet above sea level, Stark Mountain is a perfect location for a fire lookout tower in the Ninemile Ranger District.

Missoula gallery displays art from the elements

Thirteen artists from across the West spent the end of June braving thunderstorms and record-breaking heat to paint the Montana landscape.

Fishing restrictions planned in Missoula, Bitterroot, Butte areas

Low river levels are prompting Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials to plan fishing restrictions for the Missoula, Butte and Bitterroot Valley areas starting Friday.

Historic heat levels shows up on satellite imagery

The weekend's historic heat wave in western Montana may have looked even more impressive from space.

Tips to stay cool without air conditioning

Record-breaking heat over the weekend has many breaking a sweat on their own couch.

Ranchers question how predator tax is spent

Confusion over a cattle and sheep tax in Granite County has people asking where the money raised is going.

Law enforcement museum re-opens in Philipsburg

The Montana Law Enforcement Museum has a new, and hopefully permanent home.

Spring rainfall totals cause for concern

Many areas west of the continental divide are experiencing moderate drought conditions.

Flathead Lake warms after hot June weather

Water temperatures on the south end of the lake are already in the 60s.

New machinery arrives to build Missoula trails

Missoula Conservation Lands Manager Morgan Valiant has already been putting his newest tool to work on Missoula's network of trails.