Punxsutawney Phil is known as a model of consistency, appearing each Feb. 2 at Gobblerâ€™s Knob and emerging from his burrow.
So it may come as a surprise that there is no record from nine of his first 12 prognostications.
In fact, there is no record from 1886, when Groundhog Day was first recognized in Punxsutawney â€” it was then known as Weathers Wags.
Likewise, there is no record of Philâ€™s prediction from 1899, the year the Groundhog Club was founded.
PUNXSUTAWNEY â€” As the year is advancing, so are the exhibits at the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center (PWDC).
Just in time for Groundhog Day, the PWDC is upgrading its already-popular Galileo Ultra Graphix Animator Plus, otherwise known as a green screen.
A green screen, including the essential equipment, allows people of all ages to stand in front of the green screen and perform a weather forecast, just like on TV.