Punxsutawney PA’s groundhog Phil has predicted Americans will see six extra weeks of winter and one Groundhog’s Day skilled says this rodent’s prediction is above the science and definitely above the Staten Island groundhog’s early spring prediction.
“The groundhog is above science and we expect impostors to try to get in the act,” Punxsutawney inside circle member Harry ‘Butch’ Philliber mentioned. “There’s only one Punxsutawney Phil and he’s the only true prognosticator of the weather.”
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The Groundhog’s Day skilled mentioned he has no respect for the Staten Island groundhog or any of the opposite imposters, when requested by Watters.
“We’ve been doing this for 137 years and we are the professionals, our Phil is, and we are his protectors,” he advised ‘Jesse Watters Primetime
Philliber wakes up at 2:30 a.m. for the yearly celebration and joins guests in making the trek to Gobbler’s Knob after the fireworks.
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“This is like an adult Christmas for all of the participants and the people that enjoy coming to Punxsutawney for Groundhog’s Day,” the inside circle member mentioned. “They are just jumping up and down, waiting for Phil to make his prediction.”
This 12 months’s joyous celebration was met with many cheers from the hundreds that got here to see America’s cutest meteorologist.