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    Thank you Mr Groundhog

    Finally news I can stand to hear

    http://abcnews.go.com/m/story?id=18382344

    Early spring

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    Its been 70 in Texas all January so...
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    Thank you Mr Groundhog

    Quote Originally Posted by J3SSEB View Post
    Its been 70 in Texas all January so...
    It has been 67 in my house all winter.

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    i'm not going to take off my studded tires yet...

    "a Canadian study for 13 cities in the past 30 to 40 years found that the weather patterns predicted on Groundhog Day were only 37% accurate over that time period—a value not significant compared to the 33% that could occur by chance"

    though still hope for an early spring
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    Congratulations, and don't drive angry!
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    I got you babe




    Early spring for us too!
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    Thank you Mr Groundhog

    Polar day camp for one of my boys...I think spring is still a long way away

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    Thought for a minute there that was you, heyyall. I was going to say, you look a lot shorter when you're not on your bike.

    Have a good weekend, you and your family.

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    [QUOTE=singlesprocket;10128726]i'm not going to take off my studded tires yet...

    "a Canadian study for 13 cities in the past 30 to 40 years found that the weather patterns predicted on Groundhog Day were only 37% accurate over that time period—a value not significant compared to the 33% that could occur by chance"

    LOL, Is there actually a day called groundhog day? i thought it was a movie.
    Are grounhogs those little animals that ate up the course in caddyshack?
    Dont ever let the truth get in the way of a funny story....

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    Can we +rep the groundhog? I'm sick of this cold s**t.
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    Are we just ignoring balls? Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by zeppy View Post
    Can we +rep the groundhog? I'm sick of this cold s**t.
    Good question for the "Ask Tone's" thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by singlesprocket View Post
    i'm not going to take off my studded tires yet...

    "a Canadian study for 13 cities in the past 30 to 40 years found that the weather patterns predicted on Groundhog Day were only 37% accurate over that time period—a value not significant compared to the 33% that could occur by chance"

    LOL, Is there actually a day called groundhog day? i thought it was a movie.
    Are grounhogs those little animals that ate up the course in caddyshack?
    no those were goffers.

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    I think we had a day of winter last weekend when it was in the 20's but other than that we hadn't had one yet this year or last for that matter.
    Just stick it in granny and start grinding.

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    Thank you Mr Groundhog


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    Quote Originally Posted by davidarnott
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    Mmmmm..... Groundhog!
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    Thank you Mr Groundhog

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    Mmmmm..... Groundhog!
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    Looks good. I take it the chicken drippings helps make the oversized rat meat moist.

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    Punxsutawney Phil has only been accurate in his claims 49% of the time. I hope he's right this time!
    ...and proud member of the anti-sock puppet desolation

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    Thank you Mr Groundhog

    It is snowing...AGAIN! We have had more snow in the start of Feb than we had for the entire month of January.

    Phil, for your next forecast, could you end winter early without concentrating the remainder into a single week? Just a thought.

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    Winter will be fighting back here again in So Cal starting in a day or two. The weather report predicts snow levels down to 3000' here. Looks like it's gonna be time to take the little one up to play in the snow this weekend!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kjlued View Post
    I think we had a day of winter last weekend when it was in the 20's but other than that we hadn't had one yet this year or last for that matter.
    Kind of the same story here. No snow. No real freeze at any point. Ticks and chiggers rejoice.

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    Winter? What winter? Do we still have those? The last couple here have been more of a damp brown transition from fall to spring.
    I'm enjoying my childhood way too much to ever give it up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ambassadorhawg View Post
    Punxsutawney Phil has only been accurate in his claims 49% of the time. I hope he's right this time!
    Which seems to be just as accurate as the "long range forecast" from the NWS.

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    Thank you Mr Groundhog

    An "early spring" means onset in less time than the mean arrival time. Assuming the distribution of spring arrival times is roughly symmetrical about the mean, a standard coin flip would also be accurate about 50% of the time.

    My trouble is that I would not know spring's arrival if tulips started blooming between my frozen toes.
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