VIDEO: On Gobbler’s Knob, Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil Sees His Shadow: Six More Weeks of Winter


Video of 2010 Groundhog Day Proclamation.

Punxsutawney Phil is a groundhog resident of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, USA. On February 2, (Groundhog Day) of each year, the town of Punxsutawney celebrates the beloved groundhog with a festive atmosphere of music and food. During the ceremony, which begins well before the winter sunrise, Phil emerges from his temporary home on Gobbler’s Knob, located in a rural area about 2 mi (3.2 km) east of town. According to the tradition, if Phil sees his shadow and returns to his hole, the United States will have six more weeks of winter.

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow in 2010. Six more weeks of winter.