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Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow

Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow
Posted at 3:02 AM, Feb 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-02 07:35:18-05

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on Friday morning, meaning the notable prognosticator foresees six more weeks of winter. 

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The event took place shortly before 7:25 a.m. ET outside Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The place is known as Gobbler's Knob. 

The tradition began in 1887 when the tale goes that the groundhog searched for his shadow.