Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early spring for 2nd straight year

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PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Punxsutawney Phil is predicting an early spring for the second year in a row.

Phil made his prediction Sunday. This is the first time ever Phil has predicted an early spring in back-to-back years.

A record crowd came out to see Phil make his annual prediction.

The Groundhog Day tradition began back in 1887. Punxsutawney is located just over 60 miles northeast of Pittsburgh.