Bright Side of the Blizzard: Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil Does Not See Shadow, Spring Is Here!

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Punxsutawney Phil

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After a tough and freezing winter people across the States, especially those from the Midwest to the Northeast, will be glad to hear that Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow.

On the tiny hill of Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, PA,  our favorite furry forecaster made his 125th annual weather forecast and predicts that an early spring is on its way — at last, some good news about the weather.

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In Groundhog Day tradition, handlers announce every year whether or not Phil has seen his shadow. If he does then that indicates that we will have six more weeks of winter and if not, that we’ll have an early spring. This is only the 15th time that Phil has failed to see his shadow since 1887.

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Hopefully, spring will come by the end of the week — in time for the Super Bowl.