Six more weeks of winter: Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow

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PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Six more weeks of winter or six more weeks of spring? Punxsutawney Phil made his prediction Tuesday morning.

The seer of seers did in fact see his shadow. Six more weeks of winter are in store for us, but he says it will also be a wonderful spring when it comes.

This is the 106th time that Phil has seen his shadow since the tradition began.

No visitors were permitted this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but WTAJ was live at Gobbler’s Knob to see Punxsutawney Phil, This was actually Joe Murgo’s 20th year IN A ROW at the Knob for Groundhog Day.

VisitPA presents Holi-stay:

For related activities, check out VisitPA’s Holi-stay website.

“Whether you’re hoping for six more weeks of winter fun or an early spring, we could all use some extra happiness this year,” Carrie Lepore of the Department of Community and Economic Development said.

Featured activities include recipes, curated Spotify playlists, giveaways and a live stream of the event starting at 6:30 a.m. EST on Feb. 2.

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