News It’s Groundhog Day, Climatologist says colder temps in store for February SHARE ON: Melissa Candelaria, contributor, Monday, Feb. 2nd, 2015 Despite what Wiarton Willie is going to predict this Groundhog Day, Environment Canada says winter isn’t over. Senior Climatologist David Phillips says you won’t be putting away your winter coats anytime soon. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cfzn.moosefm.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/spring1.mp3″] Although winter is going to stay a little while longer, Phillips says the good news to take from this is that we will actually have a typical Spring season in Haliburton County. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cfzn.moosefm.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/spring2.mp3″] Overall, Phillips says winter was much better than last winter. December 2013 and January 2014 were one of the coldest periods on record. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cfzn.moosefm.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/spring3b.mp3″] Phillips says we also had less snowfall. The first official day of Spring is on Mar. 20.