Matt Gray

Meteorologist/Reporter

POSTED: 3:11 PM Jul 10 2013   UPDATED: 4:30 PM Jun 24 2014
Matt Gray

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 has 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.

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 and plans to spend more time outdoors now that he resides in a place as beautiful as western Montana. In his brief time in Montana, he has covered everything from blizzards to wildfires to severe thunderstorms.

Matt wants to hear from you! Please email him weather photos, weather related story ideas, and any questions or comments you may have. You can also find him on Facebook and Twitter.

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First Alert Forecast: A wet morning for western valleys

A round of mountain snow will impact pass travel and create a wet morning commute around our area.

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First Alert Forecast: Foggy Missoula, rain and snow tomorrow

A Dense Fog Advisory will be in place until 11 am for the Missoula and Bitterroot valleys. Areas of dense fog continue to sit over the northern Bitterroot Valley and Missoula. Visibility in some of these fog banks is only a few hundred feet. Drive carefully and use low-beam headlights if you encounter fog on the roadways. Expect some of the fog to dissipate later in the day on Thursday.

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Sunshine and fog for Wednesday

Areas of fog will be a minor hiccup in an otherwise calm Wednesday.

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Road crews bust Missoula snow berms

Berm removal should be complete by the end of the week in Missoula.

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Pothole solution one of many needs for Philipsburg infrastructure

Much-needed road improvements will have to wait until the town's aging water system is refurbished.

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Rain eases travel trouble on Lookout Pass

A warm day on Monday helped clear the snow on the busy highway.

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Gas prices tank to begin the new year

For the first time in at least two years, New Year's Day will see gas prices below $3 per gallon.

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Accident highlights danger for Montana tow truck operators

Emergency crews know just how dangerous it can be to work near traffic, but tow truck drivers may have it even worse. A recent accident reveals their struggle to stay safe.

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Montana Highway Patrol stays busy through winter storm

Troopers say most accidents could have been prevented by slowing down.

12-12-2014

First Alert Forecast: More record warmth, showers tonight

Light rain is possible again around Kalispell with another possible record-setting day in Southwest Montana.

12-11-14

First Alert Forecast: A little bit of everything as storm system approaches

Across our region on this Thursday we will see fog, windy conditions, rain showers, and temperatures from the 60s to the 30s all at the same time.

12-10-2014

First Alert Forecast: Warmth before the rain

Our warming trend across Western Montana continues and rain showers come back into the forecast later in the week.

12-9-14

First Alert Forecast: Foggy again in Missoula, Kalispell

A Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect Tuesday morning for many areas west of the divide.

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Cattle tax to fund predator control in Granite Co.

Some Granite County ranchers got a surprise when taxes on their herds went up $1 per head recently.

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Christmas tree sales start fast in Missoula

An annual tradition for many -- the need to find the perfect tree lead to strong sales for a wide variety of trees.