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

National salt shortage will have little impact on Montana highways

Demand for road salt is at an all-time high and prices are skyrocketing around the country.  Meanwhile in Montana, it's business as usual.

Appearance of genetically modified wheat in Montana raises questions

An experimental wheat crop reappeared after 11 years on an experimental farm north of Billings.

Big Sky Band Rehearsal

Missoula music students make national honor band

Students will perform in Nashville with others from across the country.

Direct Capital Top Brands

Search engine data lists top brands in Montana

Car company is the No. 1 brand in the Treasure State.


National Voter Registration Day passes as same-day vote looms

Same-day registration comes up for vote this November.


Miller Creek fire burns more than 150 acres

A helicopter crew now puts the size of the Lost Mine Loop Fire at approximately 150 acres.

First Alert Forecast: Chilly tonight, relief from smoke today

A mostly dry day is in store as we head into the weekend

First Alert Forecast: Showers and thunder

Morning and afternoon showers today, mainly around Southwest Montana

First Alert Forecast: Warm with a chance for lightning

Summer weather of the stormy kind is possible today in Southwest Montana.

First Alert Forecast: Summer weather returns

80 degree temperatures and sunshine today with thunder in the forecast later in the week

First Alert Forecast: Warming up through Wednesday

We'll see pleasant late Summer weather to start the week.

Suicide Prevention Forum at U of M

Suicide Prevention Summit comes to Missoula

Organizers say a change in culture is needed to prevent more deaths.

Donation from Kiwanis Park to Missoula Parks and Recreation

Kiwanis Club makes big donation for park improvement

Kiwanis Park in downtown Missoula will get new buildings and playground.

Madison Fire 9_9_2014

Wildfire near Butte grows again

The Madison Fire is now estimated to be 21 acres in size

Hellgate Financial Academy presentation

Financial academy coming to Hellgate High next fall

Courses will prepare students for jobs in the business world starting fall 2015.