When you work for live TV news, you get used to doing things on the fly. Sure, you can research and you can prepare, but ultimately there are some things that you just can’t control when the cameras start rolling.

This is something weatherman Patrick Ellis of Mississippi’s WLBT learned that hard way during one of his usual daily weather reports. Ellis was concentrating on his job, sharing the latest temperatures and wind speeds. It was just another ordinary day as far as he was concerned.

But then everything changed. When you’re working on live TV you have to roll with the punches. All the same, what happened during his latest forecast is something they never train you to deal with in the slightest.

TV weatherman Patrick Ellis is a seasoned professional. When it comes to giving locals the news they need about upcoming storms, he knows exactly what to do.

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Without fumbling or any show of nerves, Patrick deftly explains the effects different storm fronts will have on the surrounding area. All in a day’s work!

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If anything, giving the weather live is something that Patrick can do so easily now it’s like nothing on earth can even come close to shaking his confidence. Except for one thing…

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This weatherman is prepared for everything except for the surprise appearance of a random kid. This small boy eagerly jumped in front of the camera, leaving the plucky TV personality speechless.

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Who was this prankster and how did he make it into the newsroom? Little did Patrick Ellis know, this prank was just beginning. What on earth did this little joker have planned! 

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When this little boy takes center stage, he does something leaves this weatherman totally speechless. Watch and see!

I can’t believe he managed to pull off this epic prank on live TV! Where were his parents?

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