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Uh Oh! The Groundhogs Disagree

By: Jess Baker | TWC
Published: February 2, 2013

Uh oh! The stars of Groundhog Day are disagreeing about what's next for winter.

According to legend, when the groundhog doesn't see his shadow on February 2, spring will come early.

(MORE: Famous Groundhog Predicts Early Spring)

Saturday morning, a crowd of about 20,000 people roared as Punxsatawney Phil, Pennsylvania's famous groundhog, foretold an early spring when he didn't see his shadow.

YELLOW RIVER GAME RANCH

Georgia's General Beauregard Lee saw his shadow, disagreeing with the prediction of other famous groundhogs

Three hundred miles to the east in Staten Island, NY, Staten Island Chuck also didn't see his shadow, encouraging the crowd which was standing in single-digit wind chills, that the warmer season was near.  

A third groundhog, Ohio's Buckeye Chuck, also delivered news that winter would wrap early.

But Atlanta's General Beauregard Lee disagreed with his furry pals to the north. Lee says six more weeks of winter is ahead.

MORE: Discover the 11 Famous Groundhogs


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