Groundhog Staten Island Chuck predicts an early spring
04 February, 2018, 01:41 | Author: Brenda Erickson
The idea is, the groundhog wakes up from hibernation on the 2nd, and if it sees its shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter.
Shivering in the cold, Punsxutawney Phil saw his shadow, meaning six more weeks of winter are ahead.
Since 1887, the groundhog has seen his shadow 103 times, to forecast a longer winter, and not seen it 18 times, to predict an early spring. During the Groundhog Day Picnic, which kicks off around 6:00 a.m. ET, Phil will share his prediction with his Inner Circle, who will then translate for thousands of viewers.
The standing Punxsutawney Groundhog Club president is the only person able to interpret Phil's official language known as "Groundhogese". That's in spite of forecasts that predicted a cloudy, shadow-less morning.
February 2 marks the 132nd Groundhog Day, and Pennsylvania resident prognosticating rodent will emerge from his temporary home on Gobbler's Knob at sunrise. Welcome to six more weeks of winter. No such luck, it would seem; according to Phil and his good friend Gen. Beauregard Lee in Georgia, we've still got a bit more Winter to go this year.
According to information compiled by the National Centers for Environmental Information, Phil has struggled in recent years to accurately predict the weather.
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It also says Phil's predictions are 100 percent accurate when in reality his success rate has only been 20 percent in the last 30 years.
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