Bad news, everyone: Potomac Phil saw his shadow on Saturday morning, meaning six more weeks of winter. But wait — didn’t Punxsutawney Phil say the opposite?
Saturday was Groundhog Day, which means the fabled “Prognosticator of Prognosticators,” Punxsutawney Phil, came out at sunrise for his annual weather prediction at Gobbler’s Knob in Pennsylvania.
Today is Groundhog Day. It’s about time we got rid of this stupid tradition.
Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his burrow on Gobbler’s Knob to look for his shadow and predict how much longer winter will last.
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Punxsutawney Phil’s stuffed cousin Potomac Phil has made his sixth annual appearance at Dupont Circle, casting weather and political predictions over groundhog-shaped cookies and coffee.
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On the same day that Punxsutawney Phil made his prediction, his brother Potomac Phil emerged from his slumber as well.
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