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An Important Day

Today, Feb. 2, is one of the year's most important days. It is Groundhog Day, which is the day we find out if we are going to experience six more weeks of winter or whether we are going to be blessed with more hospitable early spring weather. In our area Punxsutawney Phil, Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, will emerge from his den to predict what the next six weeks' weather is going to be like.

Phil is one of only a handful of groundhogs that will be out and about today. Most groundhogs will remain in hibernation until the average ground temperature reaches about 50 degrees, signaling to t...


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