A copy of the proclamation declaring "Potomac Phil Day" is on display during the inaugural Groundhog Day event at Dupont Circle in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR

A copy of the proclamation declaring "Potomac Phil Day" is on display during the inaugural Groundhog Day event at Dupont Circle in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)