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February 02, 2020 - Punxsutawney, PA

Groundhog Day 2020: For the First Time in History, Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Second Consecutive Early Spring

Pennsylvania's own world-famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil once again predicted an early spring after he did not see his shadow, a prediction so rare that it has only happened 20 times in the 134-year history of Groundhog Day and never two years in a row. Residents of Punxsutawney and visitors from across the nation gathered to see Phil make his highly-anticipated weather prognostication, during Pennsylvania’s unique Groundhog Day celebration.

"Groundhog Day is a beloved Pennsylvania tradition that has been embraced wholeheartedly by communities across the country," said Gov. Tom Wolf. "We are honored Phil has called our commonwealth his home for more than 100 years and look forward to continuing to share his prediction with visitors, residents, and the millions watching from their homes."