Images: Groundhog Day in Woodstock and Punxsutawney

 
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Updated 2/2/2016 2:51 PM
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Woodstock Willy and Punxsutawney Phil both agree that spring is coming early after they did not see their shadows in Woodstock and Pennsylvania.

Woodstock Mayor Brian Sager, right, listens intently as he gets the word from Woodstock Willy that he did not see his shadow Tuesday during the annual Groundhog Day groundhog prognostication in historic Woodstock Square. Willy is being held by Mark Szafran of Animal Rentals in Chicago.
  Woodstock Mayor Brian Sager, right, listens intently as he gets the word from Woodstock Willy that he did not see his shadow Tuesday during the annual Groundhog Day groundhog prognostication in historic Woodstock Square. Willy is being held by Mark Szafran of Animal Rentals in Chicago.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
A large crowd gathers Woodstock Mayor Brian Sager, right, proclaims that  Woodstock Willy did not see his shadow Tuesday during the annual Groundhog Day groundhog prognostication in historic Woodstock Square. Willy is being held by Mark Szafran of Animal Rentals in Chicago.
  A large crowd gathers Woodstock Mayor Brian Sager, right, proclaims that Woodstock Willy did not see his shadow Tuesday during the annual Groundhog Day groundhog prognostication in historic Woodstock Square. Willy is being held by Mark Szafran of Animal Rentals in Chicago.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Woodstock Mayor Brian Sager, right, proclaims that  Woodstock Willy did not see his shadow Tuesday during the annual Groundhog Day groundhog prognostication in historic Woodstock Square. Willy is being held by Mark Szafran of Animal Rentals in Chicago.
  Woodstock Mayor Brian Sager, right, proclaims that Woodstock Willy did not see his shadow Tuesday during the annual Groundhog Day groundhog prognostication in historic Woodstock Square. Willy is being held by Mark Szafran of Animal Rentals in Chicago.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Woodstock Willy did not see his shadow Tuesday during the annual Groundhog Day groundhog prognostication in historic Woodstock Square. Willy is being held by Mark Szafran of Animal Rentals in Chicago.
  Woodstock Willy did not see his shadow Tuesday during the annual Groundhog Day groundhog prognostication in historic Woodstock Square. Willy is being held by Mark Szafran of Animal Rentals in Chicago.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Groundhog Club co-handler Ron Ploucha, right, holds Punxsutawney Phil, as club vice-president Jeff Lundy, left, holds the scroll during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The handlers say the furry rodent has failed to see his shadow, meaning he's "predicted" an early spring.
Groundhog Club co-handler Ron Ploucha, right, holds Punxsutawney Phil, as club vice-president Jeff Lundy, left, holds the scroll during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The handlers say the furry rodent has failed to see his shadow, meaning he's "predicted" an early spring.
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Handler Ron Ploucha holds up Punxsutawney Phil during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.  The handlers say the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tuesday, meaning he "predicted" an early spring. (Mark Pynes /PennLive.com via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
Handler Ron Ploucha holds up Punxsutawney Phil during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The handlers say the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tuesday, meaning he "predicted" an early spring. (Mark Pynes /PennLive.com via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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A crowd watches during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The handlers say the furry rodent has failed to see his shadow, meaning he's "predicted" an early spring.
A crowd watches during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The handlers say the furry rodent has failed to see his shadow, meaning he's "predicted" an early spring.
Associated Press
Handler John Griffiths holds up Punxsutawney Phil during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.  The handlers say the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tuesday, meaning he "predicted" an early spring.
Handler John Griffiths holds up Punxsutawney Phil during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The handlers say the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tuesday, meaning he "predicted" an early spring.
Associated Press
Groundhog Club co-handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The handlers say the furry rodent has failed to see his shadow, meaning he's "predicted" an early spring.
Groundhog Club co-handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The handlers say the furry rodent has failed to see his shadow, meaning he's "predicted" an early spring.
Associated Press
Handler John Griffiths holds up Punxsutawney Phil during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.  The handlers say the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tuesday, meaning he "predicted" an early spring.
Handler John Griffiths holds up Punxsutawney Phil during the annual celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. The handlers say the furry rodent failed to see his shadow at dawn Tuesday, meaning he "predicted" an early spring.
Associated Press
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