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[10/30/12 - 12:30 PM]
ABC News Extreme Weather Team Coverage of the Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on Tuesday, October 30
"A Special Edition of 20/20: The Perfect Storm" will air in place of tonight's episode of "Private Practice."

[via press release from ABC]

ABC NEWS EXTREME WEATHER TEAM COVERAGE OF THE AFTERMATH OF SUPERSTORM SANDY ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30

ABC News to Broadcast Special One-Hour Edition of "World News with Diane Sawyer"

Diane Sawyer and Chris Cuomo to Anchor "A Special Edition of 20/20: The Perfect Storm"

"Nightline" to Broadcast a Special Edition Dedicated to Covering the Aftermath of Sandy

Throughout the day ABC News' Extreme Weather Team will provide viewers with the whole picture of how the storm has impacted the East Coast and beyond. Over the past 24 hours, ABC News has deployed over two-dozen correspondents and anchors to cover Superstorm Sandy for its broadcasts, digital platforms, affiliates and radio newscasts.

Tonight, October 30, ABC News will air a special one-hour edition of "World News with Diane Sawyer" at 6:30 p.m., ET. The broadcast will have the latest on how the 50 million Americans caught in the storm's path were effected, the potential economic impact, updates on transit shutdowns, as well as the implications for the upcoming election.

Diane Sawyer and Chris Cuomo will co-anchor "A Special Edition of 20/20: The Perfect Storm" tonight at 10:00 p.m., ET taking viewers inside the harrowing stories of determination by those caught in the storm's path.

In addition, ABC will air a special edition of "Nightline" dedicated to covering the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy from 11:35 p.m.-12:00 a.m. Terry Moran will anchor from New Jersey with reporting from his co-anchors Cynthia McFadden in New York and Bill Weir on the front edge of the storm in Ohio. Plus, Juju Chang will report on the impact of Sandy on New York City.

ABC News will have anchors and correspondents reporting from across the impacted coastline throughout the day on Tuesday:

· ABC News Weather Editor Sam Champion reports from New York City along with "20/20" co-anchor Chris Cuomo and "Nightline" correspondent Juju Chang

· "World News" weekend anchor David Muir reports on the evacuation of New York University Langone Medical Center

· "20/20" co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas reports from Breezy Point in Queens

· Meteorologist Ginger Zee reports from the Jersey Shore where the storm made landfall

· "Nightline" co-anchor Terry Moran makes the journey up the Jersey coastline

· "Nightline" co-anchor Bill Weir reports from front edge of the storm in Ohio

· Alex Perez reports from New Jersey where rescues are underway

· Michelle Charlesworth, of ABC's owned station in New York WABC, reports from Staten Island

· Matt Gutman reports from North Carolina

· Ron Claiborne reports from Long Island

· David Kerley reports from Delaware

· Linsey Davis reports from Northern New Jersey

· Lisa Stark reports from the West Virginia/Maryland area

· Dan Harris reports on use of social media throughout the storm

· Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper and Senior Political Correspondent Jonathan Karl have the latest on how the storm is impacting the election

· Senior National Correspondent Jim Avila discusses the latest travel updates

· Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser on concerns about drinking water

ABC News will have up-to-the-minute coverage across its digital and social platforms as well as on Yahoo!. For complete, continuing storm coverage from the ABC News Extreme Weather Team check out the Hurricane Sandy live blog and special landing page. ABCNews.com will be producing live, multi-stream digital coverage throughout the day. ABC News Digital live coverage streams are available across all ABC digital platforms and apps as well as here: www.abcnews.com/live.

ABC NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC News, will be providing live and taped reports to its domestic and international clients throughout the day from the following correspondents:

· TJ Winick reporting from Cape May, NJ

· Tahman Bradley reporting from Ocean City, MD

· Brandi Hitt reporting from New York University Langone Medical Center

ABC News will be working closely with local stations and affiliates up and down the East Coast throughout the coming days as it covers the storm's impact.

ABC News Radio is providing continuing coverage to stations with reporting from correspondents Steven Portnoy in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ and Aaron Katersky in Battery Park City.





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