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

Local store cashes in on Super Bowl-bound Broncos

Merchandisers are enjoying the extra business from special edition shirts, hats and other products related to the Denver Broncos.

Montana snowpack remains below average through January

Drier and warmer-than-average conditions kept the snowpack a bit below average for the start of February.

UM scientists, students hunt for distant planets

The MINERVA Project went into operation in May and has already been making headlines.

UM to keep $6.5 million lodge on Salmon Lake for 2016

After being on the real estate market for almost two years, the UM Foundation’s Montana Island Lodge will continue to be run by the university this year.

Professors push back against UM staff cuts

Members of the University of Montana Advocacy Coalition urged the university to consider raising tuition instead of cutting positions that weaken programs.

Snow safety considerations include roof strength

Data from Montana State University shows that snow load varies widely across the state.

Stage 1 Air Pollution Alert in effect for Missoula

Stage 2 air pollution warning in place for Missoula

Inversions and poor dispersion are expected to persist into Thursday with a good chance of improved air quality Thursday night.

Frenchtown school cleanup to cost half-million

“Probably closer to $600,000,” said Superintendent Randy Cline.

Highway 93 north opened after crash

After about two hours of waiting, officials opened one lane of traffic on Highway 93 north at about 1:30 p.m.

Snowplow cameras aim to inform motorists

Motorists can now get an almost real-time view of some of Montana's nastiest stretches of road thanks to webcams on state snowplows. Ten Montana Department of Transportation plows across the state now have the new cameras attached to the windshield.

2015 marks warm, dry year in western Montana

Drought developed over the region as rainfall fell below normal and temperatures soared starting in early spring.

Missoula airport gets Delta connection to Seattle

Delta Airlines will begin a daily nonstop flight to Seattle in the morning and returning in the afternoon.

Santa Socks program needs volunteers to help veterans

The Santa Socks program aims to give veterans a lift with an act of kindness.

Winter storm bringing significant snow through Monday

A major winter storm will impact the region starting Saturday night and continue into Tuesday morning for some areas.

Barrier could prevent deadly accidents on Missoula bridge

Two fatal accidents have occurred on the bridge since 2009, including one in February.