Potomac Phil’s Groundhog Day Prediction

DC’s own Potomac Phil — “famous marmot” and “humble, unflinching prognosticator” — was the featured attraction in Dupont Circle on Groundhog Day morning as Dupont Festival highlighted the stuffed, corn cob wielding groundhog, an unsurprising prediction of future weather patterns… and more.

Like Punxsutawney (in Pennsylvania) Phil called for more weeks of winter: “Sorry folks, 6 more weeks of winter and 6 more months of political gridlock!!!”