Groundhog Day is approaching tomorrow and most of the world will be watching Punxsutawney Phil to see if he sees his shadow and we will have another six weeks of snow.
Fun after a long day at work. Listen to Dave Fields in the afternoon from 3-7 p.m.
Closer to home here in Western New York, we’ll be keeping an eye out for Dunkirk Dave to see if he predicts an early spring or another six weeks of winter for the 716.
Will Phil or Dave see their shadow on Wednesday? Will we still have six weeks of winter? One thing is certain, we know that winter will still be here for the rest of this week. We are currently under a winter storm watch and could see between 9 and 24 inches of snow in Western New York from Wednesday evening through Friday afternoon.
But why leave all the weather forecasting to marmots? There are so many more ways and things we could use here in Western New York to predict the weather on this Groundhog Day.
From that famous hair from a local politician to a treat from a local ice cream stand, there are some very unique things you can use to predict the weather for the rest of 2022.
While these things might be as accurate as Punxsutawney Phil or Dunkirk Dave, it might be a lot more fun to use them to predict the weather.
Check out 5 VERY Buffalo ways to predict the weather.
5 very buffalo ways to predict the weather
Groundhog Day is coming and why leave it to Punxsutawney Phil or Dunkirk Dave to predict if spring will come early. Here are some VERY Buffalo ways to predict the weather here in Western New York.
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