Did Wiarton Willie See Shadow 2020?
‘Willie’ didn’t see his shadow and therefore predicts that spring will arrive early this year. Willie’s prediction was done in a unique way for the 65th anniversary of the annual tradition due to COVID-19.
Did Punksatony see his shadow?
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow Tuesday morning and, as legend holds, that means six additional weeks of heavy coats and mittens. Phil was awakened at 7:25 a.m. and made his prediction in front of about 16 members of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club at Gobbler’s Knob.
What happens if the groundhog does not see his shadow?
According to the legend: If Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather. If he does not see his shadow, there will be an early spring. That’s how the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club describes the Feb. 2 tradition, marking the midway point of winter.
Did the groundhog see his shadow in 2011?
“The sky is clear. By seeing no shadow as he emerged from his ceremonial burrow in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, on Groundhog Day 2011, Phil, according to tradition, is said to have predicted an early spring. …
What are groundhog predictions?
The lore goes that if the groundhog sees his shadow, as he did this year, there will be six more weeks of winter. If he doesn’t, spring comes early. Records show Phil has predicted longer winters more than 100 times.
Did the groundhog predict more winter?
The groundhog is said to have seen his shadow, signaling six more weeks of winter. The morning after a winter storm dumped up to 2 feet of snow in parts of the northeastern U.S., a world-renowned groundhog named Phil emerged from his burrow and predicted six more weeks of winter.
How does groundhog predict winter?
Every February 2 since 1887, a groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, has made his weather prediction, based on the appearance of the sun. Either it’s sunny and he sees his shadow, which, in folklore, means six more weeks of winter. Or it’s cloudy, and the groundhog doesn’t see his shadow, meaning an early spring.
Did the groundhog see his F * * * * * * Shadow?
So did the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow? The famous weather prognosticator and “seer of seers” came out Tuesday morning at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa, and saw his shadow — which means six more weeks of winter.