What did the groundhog say today?
A certain groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania – Punxsutawney Phil – was awakened from his burrow this morning at 7:35 a.m. EST and promptly predicted six more weeks of winter. He also reportedly said: Either it’s sunny and he sees his shadow, which, in folklore, means six more weeks of winter.
Did he see his shadow Groundhog Day 2021?
The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club website reads: “Punxsutawney Phil is the only true weather-forecasting groundhog. In 2021, Phil noticed his shadow which meant there would be six more weeks of winter.
Did Punxsutawney Phil ever die?
The groundhog managed to crawl up his arm after falling but died of “internal injuries” a week later.
What is Punxsutawney Phil’s official name?
Phil’s full name is “Punxsutawney Phil, Seer of Seers, Sage of Sages, Prognosticator of Prognosticators, and Weather Prophet Extraordinary.”
Which groundhog did not see his shadow?
Will spring be early 2021?
In 2021, the March equinox happens on Saturday, March 20, at 5:37 A.M. EDT. In the Northern Hemisphere, this date marks the start of the spring season. In the Southern Hemisphere, the March equinox marks the start of autumn, while the September equinox marks the start of spring.
What if he does not see his shadow?
It derives from the Pennsylvania Dutch superstition that if a groundhog emerging from its burrow on this day sees its shadow due to clear weather, it will retreat to its den and winter will persist for six more weeks; if it does not see its shadow because of cloudiness, spring will arrive early.
What kind of summer is predicted for 2021?
Summer will be hotter than normal, with the hottest periods in late July and mid-August. Rainfall will be below normal in the east and above normal in the west. September and October will be warmer than normal, with below-normal precipitation.
What type of winter is predicted for 2021?
U.S. Winter Weather Forecast 2020-2021 We’re predicting a light winter for most of us here in the United States, with warmer-than-normal temperatures in the forecast for a large part of the country. Uncommonly chilly temperatures will be limited mostly to the western states and northeastern New England.