Monday, February 2, 2015

Today is Groundhog's Day 2015. Time to rise and shine for Punxsutawney Phil

Superbowl Sunday is over and we now move on to the big money predictions - and the pressure this morning is on Punxsutawney Phil as he provides his wisdom on Groundhogs day 2015. 

Will we see a repeat of the controversy of 2013 when many accused poor lil Punxsutawney Phil of fraud or incompetence in his prediction?  He promised an early end to winter in 2013, but that is not what we had. 

HISTORY: 1886 is the first recorded or official Groundhog Day and was celebrated on February 2nd in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The following year, an official ceremony was held at Gobbler’s Knob and “Phil” was named and proclaimed the one and only official weather predicting groundhog.

This is quite an annual event. The population of
Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania is normally 6,700 residents. The record attendance for a single Groundhog Day event is reported to be 38,000.00.

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