Matt Gray


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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Matt's Latest Stories

food bank stuffing

Missoula Food Bank starts distributing Thanksgiving meals

Thousands of needy people in the Missoula area are getting turkey dinners.

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Wall of Thanks lifts spirits at Mineral Community Hospital

It can be hard to stay positive in a hospital environment, but a project usually done by grade-school students is helping boost morale in Mineral Community Hospital and beyond.

Van Buren first lighting

Missoula bridge lights up the night

The Van Buren footbridge is now covered in lights after a grassroots campaign.

Bearmouth ice jam 2014

Ice jams leading to flooded farmland

In Bearmouth an ice jam has diverted water onto ranch land, while water continues to rise in the Twin Bridges area.


Ice jams prompt flood advisories for Bearmouth, Twin Bridges

Flood advisories are in effect for the Bearmouth area on I-90 and the Jefferson River near Twin Bridges where ice jams have formed. 


Winter Weather and Flood Advisories Sunday

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for the I-90 corridor from Bozeman Pass to Columbus Saturday night through Sunday afternoon. Wind gusts coming down from the mountains at 35 to 50 mph will cause blowing snow and difficult driving conditions at times.

snow tire install 2014

Winter's arrival means busy time for tire shops

After winter weather arrived in Missoula early Monday morning, it seems that everyone had waited to the last minute to put on their winter tires.

R.E.A.C.H. 2014 at Mineral Community Hospital

Mineral County Hospital hosts area students

High school students from Alberton, Superior and St. Regis got some first-hand experience with health care on Wednesday.

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Missoula city leaf collection begins

Parked cars could be towed in special districts on pickup days.

Interior of the UM Golf Course clubhouse, 2014

Restaurant to open at University of Montana golf course

University of Montana Dining hopes to give students a new spot to eat for the Spring 2015 semester.

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First Alert Forecast: Soggy start to election day

Rain is expected at the polls Tuesday morning in Missoula and Kalispell.

Carlo's Missoula 2014

Missoula costume shop offers unique items

In a seasonal industry ruled by big box and chain stores, Carlo's One Night Stand in Missoula stands out.


First Alert Forecast: Cloudy with a few showers

We're clearing out to start the weekend, but cooling down to end it.


First Alert Forecast: Rain west of the divide

Showers will mostly stay west of the Continental Divide today.


First Alert Forecast: Morning fog and a break from rain

Wednesday will much drier than Tuesday was, but showers are again on the horizon.