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Groundhog Day Report 2013

It's Groundhog Day and here's the run-down. First the Canadian groundhogs.

Wiarton Willie of Wiarton, ON predicted an early spring.

Balzac Billy of Balzac, AB predicted an early spring.

Snewsie the Gopher of Moosejaw, SK had not yet posted a prediction as I checked.

Manitoba Merv of Winnipeg, MB predicted six more weeks of winter.

Winnipeg Willow of The Forks, MB predicted an early spring.

Fenwick Flossie of Welland, ON predicted an early spring.

Fred la Marmotte of Val d'Espoir, QC predicted six more weeks of winter.

And Shubenacadie Sam of Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park, NS predicted six more weeks of winter.

Next, the American groundhogs.

Punxsutawney Phil of Gobler's Knob, PA predicted an early spring.

Dunkirk Dave of Dunkirk, NY predicted an early spring.

Holtsville Hal of Holtsville, NY predicted six more weeks of winter.

Malverne Mel of Malverne, NY predicted six more weeks of winter.

Charles G "Staten Island Chuck" Hogg of Staten Island, NY predicted an early spring.

Woodstock Willie of Woodstock, IL predicted an early spring.

Buckeye Chuck of Marion, OH predicted an early spring.

Wynter of the Milwaukee County Zoo, Milwaukee, WI  predicted an early spring.

Jimmy the Groundhog of Sun Prairie, WI predicted an early spring.

Bowman Bill of Winchester, VA had not yet posted a prediction as I checked.

And General Beauregard Lee of Lilburn, GA predicted six more weeks of winter.

So the over-all score stands:
Early Spring - 11
Six More Weeks Of Winter - 6
No Show - 2
...and the North American over-all consensus is An Early Spring.

Congratulations and thanks to our prognosticating rodent cousins.
Tags: groundhog day 2013
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