Jim Cantore is one consolation New Yorkers have as they hunker down for Hurricane Sandy and keep the Weather Channel on 24/7. Cantore took a few minutes between segments from Battery Park City this afternoon to phone EW.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: How are you doing?
JIM CANTORE: I’m doing good, all things considered. I’m just kinda waitin’ for the fourth quarter here, which oughta be sometime this evening.
I’m guessing you get first dibs on location. Why did you want New York City?
You think about the number of people that could be impacted by a record-setting storm surge, that pretty much was a no-brainer in terms of where I’m gonna go. I mean, yes, it’s not gonna be the usual Cantore beating that I would take on the beaches, but none the less, there’s just too many people potentially in harm’s way here in a concentrated area. It’s the heartbeat of the world. Who doesn’t want to cover a hurricane or a big storm like this in New York? READ FULL STORY