Georgia's official weather predicting groundhog has defied the forecast of his Northern rival and seen his shadow. That means, according to Gen. Beau Lee, six more weeks of winter.
Gen. Lee is the official groundhog in residence at Yellow River Game Ranch on Highway 78 just east of Stone Mountain, Georgia. Independent verification indicates that, as usually is the case with Southerners, he is far more accurate than Pennsylvania's Punxutawney Phil.
The Pennsylvania "seer of seers" did not see his shadow this morning and says an early spring is on the way. But in Georgia, Gen. Lee says not to believe it. According to his official Twitter feed, we are in for six more weeks of winter.
For those who keep count of such things, Gen. Lee has a 94% track record of accuracy. And that's something no Northern groundhog can match! Punxutawney Phil, in fact, is right only 39% of the time.
You can learn more about Gen. Lee at www.yellowrivergameranch.com.