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Punxsutawney – home of the world-famous furry weather forecaster – is also known as “The Weather Capital of the World.” That makes us the ultimate destination to learn how the science and folklore of weather prediction collide!

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Hurricane Expert, Erik Salna, is 2020 Hall of Fame Inductee
Hurricane Expert, Erik Salna, is 2020 Hall of Fame Inductee

Each Groundhog Day, the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center honors a scientist whose contributions have furthered the science of meteorology and broadcast meteorology by inducting him or her into the Meteorologist Hall of Fame.  This year’s inductee is meteorologist...

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Snow Day Saturday      Coming on January 18
Snow Day Saturday Coming on January 18

It's an annual event because it's SNOW much fun! Snow Day Saturday is January 18 from 1-3 p.m. Here's what we'll do: Snow relay racesSnowball gamesMake your own snow!Snow craftsBuild your own snowman interactive gameSnowball snack and hot chocolateOur annual famous...

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Live this morning with WTAJ’s Morgan Koziar! #WTAJ #groundhogday #itstooearly ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to Erik Salna, the 2020 Meteorologist Hall of Fame Inductee! Erik is a Meteorologist and the Associate Director for Visualization, Communication and Public Education at International Hurricane Research Center at Florida International University. The induction is Saturday, Feb. 1 at Noon. Join us! ... See MoreSee Less

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Presenting the 2020 Little Mr. and Miss Groundhog - Nolan Martino and Maelee Conrad! Congratulations to both of them. And thank you to all of the contestants and their families and friends for voting. The funds raised support our educational programming. ... See MoreSee Less

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