Columbus Dispatch: Punxsutawney Phil Forecasts More Winter; Buckeye Chuck More Optimistic

What do those crazy Pennsylvania rodents know anyhoo??? My money’s on Buckeye Chuck!

650x366_02021415_screen-shot-2015-02-02-at-9.15.27-amThe handlers of Pennsylvania’s most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said today the furry rodent has forecast six more weeks of winter.

Members of the top hat-wearing Inner Circle announced the “prediction” this morning.

Buckeye Chuck did not see his shadow at 7:39 a.m. today, signaling that spring will come soon for Ohioans.

The Marion Star reports local officials say Chuck is accurate about 75 percent of the time. The groundhog has predicted an early spring in Ohio for five years in a row.

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