Groundhog Day 2024: Will the groundhog see its shadow, and how frequently is Phil correct?

Groundhog Day, celebrated annually on February 2nd, revolves around Punxsutawney Phil's weather prediction.

If Phil sees his shadow, tradition suggests six more weeks of winter; if not, an early spring is anticipated.

The event garners attention across the U.S., despite not being a federal holiday.

Groundhog Day 2024 falls on Friday, February 2nd.

The focal point of festivities is in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, where Gobbler's Knob hosts the main event.

Spectators can access the grounds from 3 a.m. ET onwards, with various activities organized by the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club.

Festivities include talent shows, banquets, and performances leading up to and following Phil's prediction.

The tradition stems from American folklore, offering a whimsical approach to predicting seasonal transitions.

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