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Tradition has it that if Phil sees his shadow on the morning of Feb. 2, six more weeks of winter will follow. If the groundhog does not see his shadow, an early spring is on the way.
But Phil's track record is not very accurate. He's only been right 39 percent of the time, according to a study by the National Climatic Data Center.
And if his track record is any indication, six more weeks of winter are sure to follow Phil’s appearance Thursday because he’s seen his shadow nearly 87 percent of the time.
Punxsutawney celebrates the annual holiday with a week full of events, including a Groundhog ball and a crowning ceremony.