Portland, Oregon 2021-02-02 08:31:55 –
Punxsutawney, PA (AP) — Punxsutawney Phil, who exits the burrow on Tuesday’s snowy morning to perform Groundhog Day missions, predicted another six weeks of winter.
One of Phil’s “inner circle” members said this year was a “unique year” before his predictions were revealed.
“People are referring to Groundhog Day. Sometimes it felt like we all lived many times on the same day,” said one of the members. “Groundhog Day also shows that the monotony is over. The cycle breaks.”
“Today is actually Groundhog Day. There is only one,” he added. “Literally, a new day will come across the horizon.”
The sight of Groundhog Day at Gobler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania was still going on, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the thugs couldn’t celebrate him directly: all this year. It’s virtual.
Live streamWith more than 15,000 viewers at a time, prior to the big announcement, played a video of the previous Groundhog Day.
Then, of course, the Prophet’s Prophet appeared at dawn, helped by his inner circle. Looking at his shadow like this year, there is a tradition that there will be another six weeks of winter. If not, spring will come early.
Live streams from Gobler’s Knob, a small hill just outside Punxsutawney, about 65 miles (105 km) northeast of Pittsburgh, were made possible by the Pennsylvania Tourism Board’s Holiday PA. The event there — always February 2nd — dates back to 1887.
This year’s Phil has been in the midst of a heavy snowstorm over the past years. Hit the whole northeast..
The annual event stems from the German legend about furry rodents. Records dating back to the late 1800s show that Phil predicted more than 100 long winters.The· Early spring required for 2020 forecast — But Phil didn’t say anything about the pandemic.
Punxsutawney Phil may be the most famous groundhog seer, but he’s certainly not the only one. There are two other well-known “scammers” in the area, as the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club calls them.
Chuck on Staten Island will be asked for prophecy at the Staten Island Zoo in New York around 8 am on Tuesday. Due to the closure of the zoo, the event will be streamed on Facebook.
Also, without fanfare, Chuckles, the official state groundhog in Connecticut, makes predictions from home: the Lutz Children’s Museum in Manchester. It will also be streamed on Facebook. Chuckle X Died in September And it’s not yet known if the anointed Chuckles XI will appear on Tuesday.
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