David Murphy
David Murphy is the weekday meteorologist for Action News Mornings (4:30am-7am) and Action News at Noon. David has earned Seals of Approval from both the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association, and also holds a Certificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University, following four years of study in the atmospheric sciences and geosciences.
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David talks about growing up and living in the Delaware Valley and why it is special to him.


David came to WPVI-TV in 1990, as a general assignment reporter. Prior to joining Action News, David was a reporter with WJZ-TV, Baltimore, Maryland, WMAR-TV, Baltimore, Maryland, WNEP-TV Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pennsylvania, and with WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania. David was honored with several United Press International Awards for reporting while in Allentown, Pennsylvania. David is also a graduate of Temple University, Philadelphia, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. In 1984, he was the first Temple University student to win a national scholarship from the Radio-Television News Directors Association.
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David talks about how he got the opportunity to come home and work at Action News.


As a weather reporter, David has covered hurricanes in North Carolina and Louisiana, as well as a major tornado outbreak in Oklahoma, and has produced Action News feature reports on numerous aspects of local Delaware Valley weather. Memorable news assignments include the Oklahoma City Federal Building bombing and the attacks against the World Trade Center in 1993 and 2001.
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Rapid fire Q & A with David.



David and his wife, Barbara, have 3 children and reside in suburban Philadelphia. He enjoys traveling with his family. David is involved with several local charities including annual fundraising efforts for the Parkinson Council and the Delaware County Regional Cancer Center. David is also a long-time Phillies fan and can often be spotted with his children and friends at the ballpark.

David's Stories
AccuWeather: Blustery, Chilly Today
Meteorologist David Murphy says it's a great day for heavy coats and gloves with wind chills in the 30s. Thursday afternoon will be more comfortable.
Election Day forecast: Grab a coat if you're heading out to the polls
Election Day may be on the chilly side, but it will be dry for voters heading to the polls across the Delaware Valley on Tuesday.
NFL Week 5 betting odds, predictions and how to watch Jets-Eagles
The Action News team's Ducis Rodgers and David Murphy pick the winners of the three biggest games in the NFL.
Shelter Me: Checking in on BeeJay, Philly's 26-pound viral cat
The local shelter cat took the internet by storm, crashing Morris Animal Refuge's websites with thousands of retweets, likes and applications to take him in.
Phillies, PSPCA team up for 2019 Puppapalooza
Meet player Scott Kingery, mingle with the Philly Fanatic himself, and of course, meet adoptable puppies.
What will the weather be like this weekend?
Action News meteorologist David Murphy has your quick glance at this weekend's weather.
Festivals and New Hope Pride among things to do this weekend
New Hope kicks off the celebration of Pride. Plus, festivals in the Italian Market and Peddler's Village and local sports teams in action.
Shelter Me: South Jersey Horse Rescue
South Jersey Horse Rescue is teaming up with other equine rescues in the region to help get the Safe Act passed.
Shelter Me: Faithful Friends
At Faithful Friends in Wilmington, Delaware Harvey the dog is now known as Harvey the hero.
Shelter Me: Morris Animal Refuge
The Morris Animal Refuge is breaking out the big top for their biggest fundraiser of the year.