To learn more about how Punxsutawney Phil's forecasts have compared to USA national temperatures since 1988, visit our Groundhog Day page. If he hadn't seen his shadow, the prediction would have been for an early spring. But if it does, folklore says it means another six weeks of winter.
But if Phil doesn't see his shadow, spring is in for an early arrival.
"This is one time where television really fails to capture the true excitement of a large squirrel predicting the weather".
The United States and Canada will be gearing up for the annual ritual of Groundhog Day which will take place Friday, Feb. 2. This year is the 132nd ceremony.
New York City also marks the day with Chuck the groundhog.
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"You want a prediction about the weather?"
Rachael Brinker traveled to Marion from Chicago to celebrate her mom's 60th birthday, which is on Groundhog Day. The roots can be traced back to an Ancient Christian Tradition called Candlemas Day. "There has been only one Punxsutawney Phil. Punxsutawney Phil gets his longevity from drinking "groundhog punch" (a secret recipe)", according to the club.
Even so, there's some good news: Phil is usually wrong.
Though it is not an official American holiday, it is largely observed throughout the country and celebrations are common. It has a population of less than 6,000 and was founded in 1818.
The event drew Marion residents who have gone to every Buckeye Chuck foretelling for years as well as out-of-towners checking out the Marion mainstay for the first time. Since then, up to 40,000 people flock to the tiny borough annually.
The tradition grew in popularity in 1993 with the release of the comedy "Groundhog Day", starring Bill Murray. Living in Green Valley since 2004, she still has her collection of Groundhog Day paraphernalia, including a wood-carved groundhog, a t-shirt, a framed ambassador certificate, a groundhog-shaped cookie cutter from the days when she'd bake cookies and bring them to work on Groundhog Day, and other small trinkets.
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Phil nearly always predicts six more weeks of winter , having predicted an early spring a mere 18 times out of 121 events. Part of the pleasure to be found in Groundhog Day comes from its ability to stimulate, even surprise, on repeat viewings.
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