The Pennsylvania groundhog didn’t see his shadow today. That was Punxsutawney Phil’s way of predicting an early spring, the first time the rodent meteorologist has made that forecast since 1999. Here’s the big moment, as seen on MSNBC.
We don’t know if Phil has been schooled in the latest dire thinking on global warming, and factored that into his prediction. Check it out in USA Today.
Still, hope springs eternal for CNY snow-haters. Even though Winter 2006-2007 got a very late start here, many are wishing for Phil to be right.