On Groundhog Day this year, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, much to the chagrin of people everywhere. That means we’re supposed to get 6 more weeks of winter. But is there any merit to Phil’s “prognostications?” Can a groundhog in Pennsylvania really have an effect on how long you’ll need to use your furnace this winter?
Let’s determine just how accurate Phil’s ability to predict the weather is. Since you shouldn’t decide on whether or not to call for furnace repair in Clearwater, FL based on whether a groundhog sees his shadow, we’ll also discuss the signs that you should do so.