Groundhog Day 2022: Punxsutawney Phil predicts 6 more weeks of winter

Groundhog Club handler A.J. Dereume holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 135th celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. Phil's handlers said that the groundhog has forecast six more weeks of winter weather during this year's event that was held without anyone in attendance due to potential COVID-19 risks. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger) (Barry Reeger, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

Punxsutawney Phil has made his Groundhog Day 2022 prediction: Six more weeks of winter.

Phil was taken out of his den at 7:25 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2 to make the prediction.

So buckle up for more winter.

“Then put your little hand in mine ... there ain’t no hill or mountain we can’t climb ...

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