Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Internet's Best Weatherman Returns With a Dire Weather Warning for Missouri

Posted By on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 at 2:02 PM


The internet's finest amateur weatherman, Nova Scotia's Frankie MacDonald, has once again turned his attention to the Show-Me-state, warning in his trademark bellow that we're in for a major winter storm this Saturday.

The 34-year-old says the region will face strong winds, blowing and drifting snow, ice pellets and freezing rain. He urges residents to "have your winter boots, winter jackets, hats, gloves, scarfs and ski pants ready." And, of course, "Order your pizzas and Chinese food and buy cases of Pepsi and Coke."

MacDonald has racked up more than 32 million views with his near-daily weather reports directed at cities across the world since joining YouTube in 2011. He's warned Missouri about major winter storms coming to the area on multiple occasions, as always encouraging his viewers to be sure to stock up on competing cola brands.

MacDonald's half-shouted, rapid-paced delivery has earned him legions of fans worldwide — including more than 185,000 followers on YouTube — and has even seen him report the weather for the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and Calgary's X92.9 (CFEX-FM) radio station.

MacDonald says the storm will particularly affect the cities of St. Louis, Kansas City, Jefferson City, Springfield, Seymour and East St. Louis. He encourages residents to "drink lots of green tea, white tea, red tea — drink lots of green tea to keep you warm."

In November 2016, MacDonald made headlines after accurately predicting that an earthquake with a magnitude of "7 or more" would soon strike New Zealand. Within a month of his forecast, the country was rocked by a quake with a magnitude of 7.8.

In other words, dude knows what he's talking about. You'd be wise to heed his advice and be prepared with plenty of Pepsi and Coke.

Watch the video for yourself below:

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