Punxsutawney Phil says: Six more weeks of winter (Three groundhog reports)

2011 update: Phil says “Early Spring!” See this year’s predictions from a few ground hogs at onthewilderside: here

Important update for 2011: The Malverne Ground Hog Day event was canceled due to the weather. (Mel will call in his report!). Please check with organizers before heading out to Wednesday morning events.

Update 2010: Phil says 6 more weeks of winter, a groundhog in Canada agrees. Story: here.

For Long Islanders: Newsday reports that the two Long Island groundhogs contradicted each other. “Malverne Mel didn’t see his shadow — so an early spring is on its way.” Yet, Holtsville Hal did see his shadow. That would concur with Punxsutawney Phil that there will be 6 more weeks of winter.

The Pennsylvania people could not overcome their pride. Punxsutawney Phil congratulated the Steelers for their Super Bowl win before predicting six more weeks of winter!


Get me the hot cocoa.


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