Woodstock Willie: Local Groundhog Sees His Shadow, Predicts Long Winter

03/05/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

First, the bad news: Woodstock Willie, the Chicago area's best-known four-legged weather prognosticator, saw his shadow this morning, dooming us to six more weeks of winter.

The good news? Groundhogs may be adorable furry creatures, but when it comes to meteorological prophecies their record falls short of their reputation.

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