That Pennsylvania Groundhog reportedly -did- see his shadow this morning, meaning there’ll be six more weeks of winter. While most people don’t put a lot of stock in Punxsutawney Phil, an Iowa weather-watcher says the creature isn’t making any long shots with his prediction.Shane Searcy is a meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in metro Des Moines. He says while Phil predicts six more weeks of winter in Pennsylvania, that should also apply in the Hawkeye State. He says that’s normally when spring would begin anyway.The Groundhog Day tradition is rooted in a German superstition that if the animal casts a shadow on February 2nd, a Christian holiday, bad weather is coming.
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