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January 21, 2016

Winter Storm Jonas: A Special Report

The Weather Channel deploys 9 meteorologists and reporters across 5 cities
Mid-Atlantic and Northeast brace for the biggest winter storm of the season
75 hours of live coverage across 4 days

WHAT: In anticipation of Winter Storm Jonas, The Weather Channel has positioned 9 meteorologists and reporters across 5 cities to keep viewers informed, prepared and safe during this severe weather event.

The five large cities of the Northeast - Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, and Boston - could be looking at the biggest snowstorm of the winter season thus far. Expect heavy snow, high winds, power outages, downed trees, beach erosion and coastal flooding.

The network’s  live coverage began Thursday morning and will continue through Sunday - totaling 75 hours of live, national coverage.

On Friday AMHQ, the network’s morning show, will start at 4 a.m. and will be mainly anchored from the field with co-hosts Stephanie Abrams in NYC, Jim Cantore in D.C. and Jen Carfagno in Atlantic City, NJ.  

WHEN: Winter Storm Jonas will kick off with major snow and wind hammering parts of the East Friday through Sunday. Preemption schedule is as follows for “Winter Storm Jonas: A Special Report”

  • Thursday, Jan. 21: 9 p.m. - 12 a.m. ET
  • Friday, Jan. 22: 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. ET
  • Saturday, Jan. 23: 1 a.m. - 5 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 1 a.m. ET
  • Sunday, Jan. 24: 1 a.m. - 4 a.m. ET

        *Timing subject to change

WHO/WHERE: Live coverage from the field team will include:

  • Jim Cantore - Washington DC
  • Mike Seidel - Washington DC
  • Dave Malkoff - Washington D.C.
  • Jen Carfagno - Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Raegan Medgie - Atlantic City, New Jersey
  • Stephanie Abrams - New York City
  • Sam Champion - New York City
  • Paul Goodloe - Charlotte, NC
  • Ron Blome - Memphis, TN

        *Locations subject to change

TWITTER & PERISCOPE: @weatherchannel, @AMHQ, @JimCantore, @mikeseidel, @JenCarfagno, @RaeganMedgie, @StephanieAbrams, @SamChampion, @malkoff, @paul_goodloe #Jonas