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Punxsutawney Phil Decides the Weather On Groundhog Day 2012

By Darrick Thomas on
For all the weather worriers out there, don't worry, Punxsutawney Phil is here to answer your questions. February 2nd marks the annual Pennsylvania tradition that sees the nationally famous groundhog "decides" if how much longer winter is going to last. According to folklore, it's all about whether or not Phil sees his shadow. if the groundhog emerges from his burrow and sees his shadow, he will be frightened and retreat back to his cozy dwelling, signifying another six weeks of cold. If he...Read Full Story

Groundhog Day 2012

By Darrick Thomas on
As February approaches and the cold becomes too much to bear, the county awaits the soothsaying rodent that is Punxsutawney Phil to tell them whether or not winter is here to stay or is on its way out. That's right, Groundhog Day is right around the corner.February 2nd marks the annual Pennsylvania tradition that sees the nationally famous groundhog "decides" if how much longer winter is going to last. According to folklore, it's all about whether or not Phil sees his shadow. if the groundhog...Read Full Story

Punxsutawney Phil 2010: Groundhog Sees His Shadow

By JJ Duncan on
Punxsutawney Phil, the most famous groundhog ever, emerged from his tree stump burrow in Punxsutawney, PA, Tuesday only to find his shadow and six more weeks of winter. Every year, Phil delights fans who travel from around the world to see him and find out whether or not he'll see his shadow. The legend says that if the groundhog sees his shadow, then there will be six mor weeks of winter, but if he doesn't see his shadow, then spring is right around the corner. Punxsutawney Phil has...Read Full Story

Punxsutawney Phil's Big Day Approaches

By BangShowbiz on
Tomorrow will be February 2, which means it's a big day for one animal in particular. Punxsutawney Phil, the Pennsylvania groundhod is is said to be able to tell whether we will have a short or long winter this year. It goes like this: Phil emerges from his hole in Gobbler's Knob, at which point two men from the "Inner Circle" will speak to Phil and announce his prophecy. If the groundhog has seen his shadow and returns to his hole, we will have six more weeks of winter. However, if he...Read Full Story