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Punxsutawney Phil v. Staten Island Chuck: What the groundhog forecasters said

Did you know there's a Staten Island Chuck groundhog?

Six more weeks of winter. Get used to it.

That's the verdict from a groundhog in Pennsylvania – specifically Punxsutawney Phil, who every year pops his head out of his hole in Gobbler's Knob and looks for his shadow.

This year he saw it. That means we get six more weeks of winter.

Except there's a dissenter.

Staten Island Chuck – a rival groundhog forecaster – did NOT see his shadow. Meaning Chuck thinks we'll have an early spring.

According to a New York CBS affiliate, officials say Chuck is right about 80 percent of the time.

What about Phil? PennLive did an analysis going back to 1898 and said he's been correct about 65 percent of the time.

So who should you believe? Up to you.

But know this: In Gobbler's Knob, a Prince tribute helped ring in the holiday with Phil.

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