In Groundhog Day counterpart Punxsutawney Phil predict the weather

In Groundhog Day counterpart Punxsutawney Phil predict the weather

Every country has their own special holidays, analogues of which you will not find anywhere else in the world. In the U.S. this annual event is Groundhog day (February 2) in which thousands of people gather in Pennsylvania just to watch the sleepy Groundhog named Phil is chosen from his burrow to see (or not see) his shadow. If the Groundhog sees his shadow, winter will last six more weeks, and if not, then spring will come early. At least, so the legend goes.

Like any self-respecting Groundhog, Phil is not very sympathetic to a lot of people, so he often hurry back to their hideout to hide from public attention and quietly Dospat put him time. Therefore, it has several doubles and impersonators who are also willing to make their predictions about weather for the upcoming 6 weeks. Provincial copies of Phil’s range from stuffed animals and dolls to the dog dressed as a Groundhog, and all of them have something to say tomorrow, holiday and even Saturday, 3 Feb.

In Groundhog Day counterpart Punxsutawney Phil predict the weather

Dover Doug Groundhog mascot, will announce his prediction at 7 a.m. at the gazebo in Dover Community Park, 2481 W. Canal Road in Dover.

Scarecrow Marmot Uni talk about their thoughts about the weather in the coming weeks at 8 a.m. in the Myerstown Recreation Park in the city of Myerstown. This action by the organization of Union Kanaal Grundsau Lodsch No. District 17 East of Lebanon, and the first time it was held in 1981.

Marmot Grover and his companion Sweet Arrow Sue seem to observers at the ceremony that begins at 9 a.m. in the Park County Sweet Arrow Lake near Pine grove in the County of Churchill. Yes, Grover and sue – too stuffed, but they are the only couple among Surkov-predictors in the United States. In addition, the organizers of this ceremony said that the current lifeless state of Grover and sue is their advantage as it provides them with «a connection with the spiritual world.»

Gretna Grady plush marmot in the scarf, pilot cap and goggles and with a slight delay will voice their version of the future weather on Saturday at 9 a.m. in 301 Bell Avenue, Mt. Gretna. This event will help to raise funds for the fire company Mount Gretna.

Shipoke Bus a dog in a bear costume, pretending to be a Groundhog supposedly consults with NASA meteorologist to predict the weather. It takes a little more time than just to crawl out of the hole and see his shadow, so the Bus will be able to tell us about your opinion only at 10 am on Saturday, February 3, at Broad Street Market in harrisburg.