Groundhog Day

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Potomac Phil Readying For Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day is coming up, but residents of the nation’s capital don’t have to turn to Pennsylvania’s Punxsutawney Phil to learn whether there’ll be six more weeks of winter. Washington residents have their own winter prognosticator, Potomac Phil.

01/31/2014

Crisfield, Md.

Md. Almanac Watching Woolly Bears No More

The nation’s second-oldest almanac says it’s ending its 30-year tradition of collecting woolly bear caterpillars for their supposed ability to forecast winter weather.

09/27/2012

timwilliams

BLOG: Punxatawney Phil…Whatever

Six more weeks of winter is predicted by our heralded rodent. But considering we just hit a Wednesday daytime high of 70 degrees, we’ll take it.

02/02/2012

keyframe323

Western Md. Groundhog Predicts 6 More Wintry Weeks

A groundhog in the western Maryland city of Cumberland is predicting six more weeks of winter.

02/02/2011

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