Jim Cantore

American meteorologist Jim Cantore

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11-Year-Old's Dreams Come True When He Delivers Weather Forecast On Live TV
Huffington Post - 10 months
An 11-year-old from New Jersey had his dreams come true when he got the opportunity to help deliver the weather forecast on live TV. On April 12, Ryland Mishura from Mullica Hill appeared on an 11 a.m. Weather Channel segment with meteorologists Jim Cantore, Maria LaRosa and Alex Wallace.  The opportunity came courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Ryland has a severe case of isovaleric acidemia, a metabolic disorder that has life-threatening complications for the fifth grader. Ryland’s wish involved taking a tour of the Weather Channel studio and meeting his on-camera heroes. “I’m very interested in the weather, and it really inspires me,” he told The Huffington Post, adding that the studio tour was particularly exciting.  “It was like a dream because I never saw it before, and it looked so unreal,” he said. Ryland sat down with a producer for about five minutes to look at the technology and learn how to deliver the forecast before going live. The 11-y...
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The brilliant way weather geeks paid tribute to 'Twister' star Bill Paxton
Yahoo News - 12 months
Hundreds of storm chasers and weather geeks mourned the death of U.S. actor Bill Paxton this weekend. Paxton, who was 61, starred alongside Helen Hunt in Twister, the 1996 film that helped inspire a new generation of storm chasers — those thrill-seekers who track down dangerous weather events for the sake of scientific data, a rush of adrenaline, or both.  SEE ALSO: Bill Paxton, star of '80s and '90s genre films and TV, dead at 61 In the movie, Paxton and Hunt play a struggling couple that teams up to create an advance weather alert system, putting them square in the path of violent tornadoes.  Paxton was so beloved in the weather community that his unexpected death on Saturday sparked a rare tribute tweet from the National Weather Service's official Twitter account.  Twister was an inspiration to many budding meteorologists over the last 20 years. Thank you, Bill Paxton, a.k.a. Bill "The Extreme" Harding. pic.twitter.com/OmsB7hkCYF — NWS (@NWS) February 26, 2017 The actor al...
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WATCH: Mike Trout joins The Weather Channel for blizzard report - CBSSports.com
Google News - about 2 years
CBSSports.com WATCH: Mike Trout joins The Weather Channel for blizzard report CBSSports.com Berger: The Cavs fire David Blatt despite having the East's best record. Why? From day one Blatt never met the King's standard, which is now Tyronn Lue's problem. Story. NBA Headlines. Lue after loss: Cavs not in good enough shape · Bulls beat Cavs in ... Angels' Mike Trout joins Jim Cantore to report on blizzardNew York Daily News Amateur meteorologist Mike Trout joins the Weather Channel for live blizzard reportWashington Post Mike Trout, secret meteorologist, reported on Snowmageddon for the Weather ChannelSB Nation Sports Illustrated -NESN.com -NJ.com all 46 news articles »
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What Is Thundersnow?
Huffington Post - about 4 years
Hearing thunder during a snowstorm is extremely uncommon. Here's what to expect if you witness the rare weather event that made Jim Cantore freak out.
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Weather guy to punk: Meet my knee
CNN - about 4 years
The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore masters the art of self-defense while reporting live on the air.
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TV Weatherman Jim Cantore knees prankster in the GROIN for interrupting his ... - Mirror.co.uk
Google News - about 4 years
E! Online TV Weatherman Jim Cantore knees prankster in the GROIN for interrupting his ... Mirror.co.uk A well-known American TV weatherman kneed a prankster in the GROIN during a live report. Jim Cantore, from The Weather Channel, was trying to inform viewers about Storm Leon which has brought freezing conditions to the US. As he was delivering his ... SEE IT: Weatherman Jim Cantore calmly knees heckler in groin, continues reportNew York Daily News Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore knees video bomber in groinChicago Tribune Weatherman Jim Cantore knees man while doing live reportDetroit Free Press NEWS.com.au -E! Online all 113 news articles »
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DirecTV bumps Weather Channel's Jim Cantore from Dan Patrick Show
LATimes - about 4 years
Sportscaster Dan Patrick found his popular morning radio and television show caught in the middle of a feud between DirecTV and the Weather Channel.
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Remembering The Storm Chasers
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Three veteran storm chasers died doing what they loved: roaming the Great Plains in search of dangerous storms like the one in Oklahoma that ended their final pursuit. Tim Samaras, his son Paul and colleague Carl Young, who through the years had shared dramatic videos with television viewers and weather researchers, died Friday night when an EF3 tornado with winds up to 165 mph turned on them near El Reno, Okla. They were among 13 people who died in the storm in Oklahoma City and its suburbs. Their deaths in pursuit of the storm are believed to be the first among scientific researchers while chasing tornadoes, the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., said. "They put themselves in harm's way so that they can educate the public about the destructive power of these storms," said Chris West, the undersheriff in Canadian County, where the men died. Tim Samaras, 54, and Paul Samaras, 24, both of Bennett, Colo., we...
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Nicole Bryl: Maria Menounos: Extra's Fearless Hurricane Sandy Relief Hero
Huffington Post - about 5 years
MARIA MENOUNOS -- EXTRA's fearless Hurricane Sandy reporter, on site at the 90-story high crane collapse on West 57th Street in midtown Manhattan. View of the fallen crane collapse from a neighboring apartment building. Hello Huffington Post make-up readers! Thirteen years ago I received a call from my dear friend Bill Cabral, (now talent booker for Live! With Kelly & Michael) asking if I could do him a favor and run over to the Hilton Hotel on 6th Avenue in NYC to do makeup for a very special "on the rise" news girl named Maria Menounos. He said, "I'll owe you one Nicole, just please be there at 5 a.m." "Who? Maria who? Never heard of her. Grrrrr 5 a.m.? That means I have to wake up at 4 a.m. and for who? Ahhhhh. OK, but you definitely WILL owe me for this," I replied begrudgingly. As agreed, the next morning at the ungodly hour of 5 a.m., I knocked on the "news girls'" door. At first sight, I immediately perked up when this stunningly gorgeous, hot as heck, ...
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Possible Twisters Touch Down In Illinois
Huffington Post - over 5 years
Southwestern Illinois was hit by extreme weather Tuesday evening with reports of tornadoes in Clinton and Washington Counties. KSDK's First Alert Weather Team confirmed that "two tornadoes have been spotted on the ground" near Damiansville and Okawville. KTVI reports, "A confirmed tornado was located near Okawville and moving southeast at 25 mph with tennis ball size hail." The National Weather Service has issued a "Tornado Warning for southwestern Clinton County in south central Illinois" until 5:30 PM CDT on Tuesday, reported KMOV. The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore tweeted: Confirmed #tornado near Damiansville, IL — Jim Cantore (@JimCantore) September 25, 2012 This is a developing story...
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Weatherman Jim Cantore ‘Tebows’ during Hurricane Isaac coverage [VIDEO]
The Daily Caller - over 5 years
While covering Hurricane Isaac live from New Orleans, Louisiana Wednesday, The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore could not handle the force of the wind and rain beating against him
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Jim Cantore Tebows during Hurricane Isaac
Awful Announcing - over 5 years
I don't know why or when "reporter getting pummeled in the middle of a hurricane" became a thing, but Jim Cantore is the Joe Montana of the craft.  As he stands in the streets of New Orleans with Hurricane Isaac coming through, Cantore takes a moment to drop to one knee and say, "for whatever it's worth, I hope I'm making Tebow proud."  Yes Jim, yes you are. For whatever it's worth, Cantore has scored as many preseason touchdowns as Tim Tebow, Mark Sanchez, and the entire Jets offense in 2012. H/T @bjack615
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NBC Apologizes For Latest Olympics Gaffe
Huffington Post - over 5 years
NBC says no offense was intended by a poorly timed promotional ad featuring a monkey on gymnastics rings that aired on the network directly following a commentary by Bob Costas on Gabby Douglas' gold medal inspiring other African-American girls to take up the sport. The gymnastics-themed ad for the upcoming NBC comedy "Animal Practice" was specifically timed to run late Thursday night following the women's gold medal competition. NBC said it was scheduled to run before the network knew about Costas' commentary. "Much of America has fallen in love with Gabby Douglas," Costas said. "Also safe to say that there are some young African-American girls out there who tonight are saying to themselves, 'Hey, I'd like to try that, too.'" Then NBC switched to the commercial with the small, widely grinning monkey on the rings. Blacks in the past have been disparagingly referred to as monkeys to the point where it is considered a common slur....
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The Weather Channel turns 30, launches more social website
Lost Remote - almost 6 years
Thirty years ago today, The Weather Channel was born, a network dedicated to providing essential information 24 hours a day on TV. The social web didn’t exist in 1982, but today the TV brand boasts 60 million unique monthly visitors, the #2 all-time downloaded iPad app, the #5 all-time downloaded iPhone app and a massive social reach that includes a unique partnership with Twitter to curate real-time conversations around the weather.  As part of their celebrations they’ll be sharing birthday wishes from celebrities and more on their Twitter and Facebook accounts, and anyone who checks in to The Weather Channel on GetGlue today will receive a special sticker. The network is also launching a brand new sleek and simplified website built with “new personal, social and local features.” We spoke with Mike Finnerty, vice president of weather.com and web products for The Weather Channel Companies about the big announcements: Lost Remote: Congratulations, on the 30th birthday – how a...
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Stars To Attend Nicholas Sparks Foundation Family Weekend
Green Celebrity Network - almost 6 years
The town best known to Nicholas Sparks fans as the setting for The Notebook, will host a star­-studded weekend to raise awareness and funds for the Nicholas Sparks Foundation April 20 – 22, 2012. New Bern, NC will welcome celebrities from the world of sports, music, movies and television to mingle with fans during events such as a family fun night, celebrity golf tournament and a 5K run. Sparks fans will also have the opportunity to dine with the author at a luncheon or at a private brunch held at the Sparks residence. As part of the weekend, Mr. Sparks will also screen the new Warner Bros. movie starring Zac Efron, “The Lucky One,” based on the Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name at a red carpet event on Friday night, April 20, in downtown New Bern. Sponsored by Pepsi, the weekend’s proceeds will benefit the Nicholas Sparks Foundation, which supports global education initiatives for our youth through the Epiphany School in New Bern, NC, wounded warriors through Hope for the ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jim Cantore
    FORTIES
  • 2014
    Age 50
    On January 28, 2014, while doing a live on-location report at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, Cantore was charged by a student named Colin Marcelli.
  • 2012
    Age 48
    He was also in London hosting weather segments for NBC during the 2012 Summer Olympics.
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  • 2009
    Age 45
    Jim and Tamra divorced in 2009.
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  • 2008
    Age 44
    After NBC Universal's acquisition of The Weather Channel in 2008, Cantore has occasionally filled in for Al Roker on The Today Show.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2002
    Age 38
    He also received the NOAA-David S. Johnson Award in 2002 for his innovative use of environmental satellite technology.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1986
    Age 22
    A native of Beacon Falls, Connecticut, who was raised in White River Junction, Vermont, Cantore graduated from Lyndon State College in 1986; The Weather Channel gave him his first job out of college in July of that year, and he has worked with the channel ever since.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1964
    Age 0
    Born on February 16, 1964.
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