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Six more weeks of winter or an early spring? Hundreds will gather at the Holtsville Ecology Site on Saturday, Feb. 2, to hear Brookhaven Highway Superintendent Daniel Losquadro announce Holtsville Hal's famous forecast. According to tradition, if a groundhog sees its shadow after stirring from hibernation on Groundhog Day, there will be six more weeks of winter weather; if not, spring should arrive early. Superintendent Losqaudro will reveal Hal's forecast at approximately 7:25 a.m. Although he's sure to be the center of attention, Holtsville Hal will not be the only animal available for viewing on Feb. 2. Following the ceremony, residents are welcome to enjoy some free hot chocolate and visit the Animal Preserve, which will be open from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. with more than 100 animals on display.