He emerged from under the bed and checked out the weather on the roof.

No shadow in sight!

and  the candlemas rhyme clearly says

If Candlemas Day is bright and clear,
There’ll be two winters in the year.

f Candlemas brings clouds and rain,
Winter will not come again.


 

Well, I’ll take it!

Especially as, Punxsutawney Phil concurs!.