Since 1886, Phil has seen his shadow 96 times, hasn't seen it 15 times and there are no records for nine years, according to the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club. The last time Phil failed to see his shadow was in 1999.
Of course, I'm being silly about the global warming connection. But in this day of political weathercasting, how can one be sure? Besides - you know someone is going to take the "word" of a chubby rat as proof that manmade global warming exists.
Want to open your mind about global warming? Read this brilliant piece from Rush Limbaugh. It's loaded with facts and research - and a boatload of common sense!