Glen Wickstrom (Gus) of the village of Tompkins, Saskatchewan was a young onlooker as his dad Ernest and his neighbours slaughtered pigs in the fall, and used the pig spleen to predict the upcoming winter and spring weather.  Using this same method, Gus, a man in his 60’s established local and even international attention with his unusual but ever so reliable, accurate and detailed weather predictions!

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Now nephew Jeff Woodward continues the art of ‘Exspleening’ since Gus’ untimely death in 2007.  Jeff’s forecasting record speaks for itself as he had impressive forecasting results in 2008, 2009 and 2010.  Each New Year, Jeff observes the spleen and is assisted by several cheering family members, giving him the proper encouragement needed to complete such a task!

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