Frankie MacDonald, a Nova Scotia man on the autism spectrum, is gaining fame and legions of fans for his creative and passionate YouTube weather reports that are raking in millions of views, CBCNews reported. His family says he has had an interest in the weather started at a young age.
— HuffPostUK Lifestyle (@HuffPoLifestyle) January 29, 2015
— The Chronicle Herald (@chronicleherald) January 29, 2015
The recent Northeast snowstorm, Juno, led Frankie to create weather predictions that eventually got picked up by Buzzfeed, launching Frankie to worldwide fame.
Fans showed their support for Frankie and his love for the weather on Twitter:
— Brad Wilcox (@bradleywilcox) January 27, 2015
— Ryan Mitchell (@VasospasticRN) January 29, 2015
Awesome Frankie MacDonald, keep up the amazing work you are doing. Freaking international coverage!! You rock Frankie! @HuffPoLifestyle
— kdub (@KimWyles11) January 29, 2015