District questions Groundhog Day trad...

District questions Groundhog Day tradition

There are 1 comment on the UPI story from Feb 2, 2010, titled District questions Groundhog Day tradition. In it, UPI reports that:

Officials in a forest preserve district in DuPage County, Ill., say the tradition of waking groundhogs for Groundhog Day interrupts the animal's hibernation.

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Climatologist

Willowbrook, IL

#1 Feb 12, 2010
This is Chicagoland, people. Chicago is a very cold city with an average year round high of just 50 to 53 degrees. Groundhog day means nothing for Chicagoland as even the month of May sees snow in Chicagoland.

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