Buckeye Chuck makes Ohio’s weather prediction on Groundhog Day 2024

Murray is a 1-year-old groundhog donated to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. He is Ohio's "Buckeye Chuck," the animal tasked with predicting the forecast on Groundhog Day.

In accordance with Ohio tradition, Buckeye Chuck is set to deliver his forecast for the coming weather. Will it be six more weeks of winter or an early spring.

While Buckeye Chuck makes the official weather prediction for Ohio, he’s far from the only groundhog forecasting on Groundhog Day, celebrated in the U.S. and Canada. There’s also General Beauregard Lee in Georgia, Staten Island Chuck in New York and most famously, Punxsutawney Phil in Pennsylvania.

Here’s what to know about Buckeye Chuck’s Groundhog Day forecast and how to watch.

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First appeared on www.usatoday.com

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