Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil fails to see his shadow, predicts early spring
The world's most famous groundhog made his prediction at the annual ceremony in Punxsutawney, Pa. Legend has it that if the furry rodent sees his shadow, winter will last an additional six weeks. If not, spring comes early. Since 1887, the groundhog has seen his shadow 102 times and not seen it just 17 times. Ref. USAToday.
Happy Groundhog Day! Punxsutawney Phil does not see his shadow, predicts an early spring
The famous groundhog left his burrow at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, shortly before 7:30 a.m. And did not see his shadow. Tradition says it’s a sign we’re in for an early spring. It was the 133rd time Phil made his prediction. Ref. USAToday.
He looks so cute. After the massive cold that's sweeping across many states having an early spring will be a welcome relief for many.
Groundhog Day scoop: Punxsutawney Phil does not see his shadow, predicts an early spring. The famous groundhog left his burrow at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, shortly before 7:30 a.m. ET and did not see his shadow. As the legend goes, this means we're in for an early spring - although Phil is usually wrong. This is only the 20th time out of 123 in his recorded history that Phil hasn't been able to find his shadow. Ref. USAToday.