Punxsutawney, PA. — The prediction has been made. Six more weeks of winter says, Punxsutawney Phil.

At about 7:25 a.m. this morning, Feb. 2, at Gobblers Knobb park, Phil emerged from his burrow and directed the President of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club to read his prediction scroll, six more weeks of winter.

The 136-year-old tradition, taking place in western Pennsylvania is hosted by the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club, famous for their black top hats.

Wild claims were made, people from every state, and almost every country were supposedly present at the ceremony this morning.

“Phil is always right,” said President Jeff Lundy. “May we all live long like Phil.”

In Grand Teton National Park, the furry cousin of the groundhog, the marmot slept through Groundhog Day.

One thing is for certain in Jackson Hole today, the sun is shining and many are still hoping for snow following a dry and cold January.

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Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.