Should We Trust The Groundhog?

February 02, 2015 1 min read

Phil says winter is coming. Six more weeks of freezing temperatures with snow and ice will continue. The mornings of getting up early to scrape off your car windows until your hands get frostbitten will carry on. Driving on frozen roads, falling on ice, failing to open frozen car doors, higher gas bills, having cabin fever, wearing no shorts, no flip flops, no swimming, and potential house floods, oh my!!! Ice cream will be less fun to eat because it`s too cold!

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Phil has seen his shadow. The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club even says Phil has a 100% accuracy.

Yep, we are doomed.

Or are we? Should we believe a furry expert named Phil?

Let`s look at the real track record. According to Storm Fax, Punxsutawney Phil has made 118 prognostications of an early spring (no shadow) 17 times (14%). As of 2014, his correction has been right about 39% of the time.

This could really go either way, so at All American Clothing co. we are preparing you for both winter and spring. This week we will introduce a new made in USA hoodie for winter featuring an all new koozie pocket. The koozie will keep you warm and your favorite beverages cold! We also have the finest American made cargo shorts stocked and ready to go, to help you plan for spring!

Do you prefer a long winter or an early spring?

Click here to get ready.

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