Ground Hog Forecasting

Today is Groundhog’s day, the day when meteorologists are pushed aside and a rodent will get all the publicity of being the forecaster of choice.  But February 2 also has a meaning for being a cross-quarter day, the approximate middle date between the Winter Solstice and the Vernal Equinox.  It is this middle point between… Read more Ground Hog Forecasting

Happy Cross Quarter Day

February 2 is generally referred to as Groundhog’s Day, made famous in recent decades by the celebration in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.  But the origins of having a celebration on February 2 goes back to ancient times as today marks the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Vernal Equinox. In more modern times, European Christians observed… Read more Happy Cross Quarter Day