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2018 HEAT ACCUMULATION VS RODENT PROGOSTICATION

Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter. We agree - if we're talking about the eastern US. The southeast especially has been cool so far this year.  In the west, we are already seeing signs of early spring from trout to snowberries. A new forecast by collaborator Toby Ault also calls for a early spring in the west, late in the east. 

Nature's Notebook observations vs Groundhog

Date: 
02/02/2018