Punxsutawney Phil

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    April snow forecast: We're screwed

    Will your commute look this bad?​We here at the City Pages weather desk regret to inform you that the much-rumored arrival of snow in April now appears to be a serious threat, and it's probably going to screw with your commute this evening, or tomorrow morning. NWS forecasters call this storm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Snow almost canceled, spring wins in the Twin Cities

    Chances are good you won't need one of these after all.​We knew there was reason for optimism. The dire predictions, as late as breakfast time, about the Twin Cities being plunged back into Snowmageddon hell appear to be, well, off a bit.

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Minneapolis is buried under snow, but Punxsutawney Phil predicts early spring

    Tired of the snow? Punxsutawney Phil is with you.​This year's record-setting snow collapsed the Metrodome, and put us under winter-long parking restrictions -- the kinds of things that can make winter drag on and on. Tired of it? Take heart. This is Groundhog Day, and Punxsutawney Phil didn' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Happy Groundhog Day! We're screwed.

    We were teased all weekend with beautiful almost spring-like weather, but don't get your hopes up.

  • Columns

    February 2, 2005


    I'm not a complainer. It's the world that's a joyless place.