Punxsutawney Phil Makes His Prediction



Source: Reuters/Alan Freed
Sorry folks! Punxsutawney Phil – the adorable little weather-predicting groundhog – has unfortunately seen his shadow, which means six more weeks of winter.

6 More Weeks of Winter! #punxsutawneyphil #ghd2018 🎩🐾

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In the 132-year-old Groundhog Day tradition, which takes place at Gobbler’s Knot in Pennsylvania every February 2, Phil emerged from his hibernation and scurried back after seeing his shadow. Had he not seen his shadow it would have indicated warmer weather to come.
According to NOAA, since Phil’s prediction have been recorded the delightful rodent has seen his shadow 104 times and not seen his shadow 18 times.