24/06/2013 06:55 BST | Updated 24/06/2013 07:02 BST

Giant Spider Gives Weather Reporter The Fright Of Her Life (VIDEO)

And the forecast today? Cloudy with a chance of arachnids.

Yes, Canadian meteorologist Kristi Gordon jumped out of her skin when a spider crawled across the camera lens that was showing the weather graphics behind her - and thus, it appeared, across her shoulders.

She later tweeted:

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But take it from us, Gordon. "Embarrassing" would have been running off-set, shrieking. Which is exactly what we would have done.

(Via Most Watched Today)