Lindsay Lohan may not understand why east coasters have their knickers in a twist over Frankenstorm Snowicane Rainmageddon Sandy — but today’s morning shows weren’t messing around when it came to Sandy coverage. Today, Good Morning America, and CBS This Morning each devoted themselves entirely to keeping an eye on the storm. Pity the nation’s soaked news correspondents.
GMA had a little fun with the news, branding today’s show as a special edition called “GMA Halloween Superstorm.” But the coverage itself — on the storm’s path, its progression, and how its advent will affect the presidential election — was pretty straightforward. Here’s video of weather anchor Sam Champion in New York and ABC News correspondent Matt Gutman in Nags Head, N.C., explaining the basics of Sandy. Check out that sea foam!