The sun here was bright and the legendary groundhog certainly saw his shadow upon the traditional emergence from his burrow. That indicated six more weeks of bad weather. Oddly, recent conditions had been abnormally mild with highs consistently in the 50s and lows only in the 40s. The famed Farmers Almanac tended to agree with a milder emergence for winter.
40 years ago: Groundhog says 6 weeks of winter yet to come
February 2, 2010