This Friday, February 2, the ‘Groundhog Day’. Known in the United States as ‘Groundhog Day’now there are many who, accepting a whole tradition, have not lost sight of the famous marmot philwho came out today from his lair in the town of Punxsutawney, in Pennsylvania, to, once again, predict when this will happen. the end of winter; a special event with a live connection to Informativos Telecinco and where the rodent predicts a early spring.
According to this old custom, which was promoted by many in the 90s, but since the 18th century, when on February 2, when waking up from hibernation and leaving the hole, the groundhog Phil sees his shadowit means that there is six more weeks of winter. On the contrary, If you can’t see it, spring is coming soon than expected.
The latter is exactly what happened: “The forecaster of forecasters woke up from his sleep” and “did not see a shadow or a reason to hide”, so, as if they celebrated a great ceremony in which many experienced at the moment. live announced that “a early spring is on the way”.
Predictions by Phil the Groundhog
On this occasion, the forecast itself arrived marked by a period that continued to leave the most anomalous temperature for the date. Not in vain, according to the Library of Congress of the United States, the groundhog I was only correct 40% of the time. in their meteorological predictions according to faith, but this does not mean that the expectation about this unique tradition has not stopped increasing and creating followers.
At this moment, and waiting for the next few days, everything suggests that he can’t be wrong…