The definition of any port in a storm is:
(proverb) when a situation is bad, any chance at relief is good
While we were driving through the Rocky Mountains, we got lost. It became dark and started snowing heavily. We decided to stop in a tiny, dirty Motel at the side of the road. Any port in a storm, I guess.
A: Oh no! The bars have closed and the buses are no longer running! How will we get home
B: We could take a taxi?
A: I don’t have any money.
B: My ex-girlfriend lives downtown, I could call her.
A: I thought you hated her?
B: I do, but any port in a storm!
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