Thursday February 22

A rainy day today. Showers with a high of 44 degrees and a low of 39 degrees.

The Greene Turtle Mug Club Party tonight from 5:00pm – 7:00pm tonight 1/2 Priced Mugs, give aways 50/50 tickets to support the Deep Creek Dunk!

The Chamber reports Garrett County’s unemployment rate in December was 5.2%, compared to 5.7% for December 2016.  The unemployment rate for the US as a whole this December was 3.8%, with the state registering 4.1%

Oakland Native Dave Jones is the first person in history to complete 7 public marathons on 7 continents in 7 days plus a marathon in each of the 50 states in one year. Wow! He will be visiting Garrett County to speak at the Adventure Sports Colloquium on Feb 27 at 6:30pm.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering free trees until March 30th to Garrett County landowners that have a buffer area close to a body of water.

Local entrepreneur and former Power of Possibilities entrant Chris Nichols just announced his latest product in the Card Caddy line: The Citadel Dice Tower! Check it out and good luck Chris.

Join the Deep Creek Lake Lion’s Club at Uno’s on Tuesday Feb 27th at 6:00pm for a pizza buffet where you can hear stories from skiers and guides from the club’s blind skier program.

The Chamber has announced their next Business After Hours networking event to be held on March 8th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the Casselman Inn in Grantsville.

Heard that Senator Ben Cardin will be holding a Town Hall meeting at Allegany College this Saturday from 10:30am-11:30am at the Dr. Robert Zimmer Theater.  Contact Robin Summerfield at [email protected] or 301.777.2957 for more details.

 

Tuesday January 16

  2-4 inches of snow expected today with high temperatures in the upper 20s falling to the lower 20s by this afternoon. Winds 5-10mph. The Ruth Enlow Library has a number of programs today for children and young readers. They may also be holding their monthly board...

Monday January 15

  The weather will remain cold; partly cloudy today with a high of 22 but windchill temperatures  as low as -4 degrees. Some light snow accumulation through the night and into Tuesday. Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  It is a federal and state holiday today, so a...

Friday January 12, Saturday January 13, Sunday January 14

  It will be rainy and mild today with highs in the 50s. Freezing rain overnight possible. Tomorrow will be snow: up to an inch or two in accumulation with a temperature near 16 degrees. Sunday will be mostly sunny and cold with highs near 14. MoonShadow in McHenry...

Thursday January 11

  It was actually a fairly nice day yesterday; I would even say it felt a bit warm at times. The weather for today will be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon and highs in the mid 50s. Yesterday the Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced...

Wednesday January 10

  Becoming partly sunny today with highs in the lower 40s; Southeast winds 5-10mph. Story Time STEAM! Join Jessica Hook for a new take on children's books with hands-on science and art! Can you really fit "10 Apples Up on Top"? Can you build an alphabet tree? Find out...

Tuesday January 9

  The weather today will be partly sunny; low of 26 and high of 33 degrees. The snow emergency plan for Garrett County was lifted at 7:30pm yesterday evening. The Garrett County Health Department Early Care Programs invite you to participate as a member of their...

Monday January 8

  After a cold and blustery weekend, the weather for today will be a winter mix. We have a winter weather advisory from 5am-7pm today and can expect 1-3 inches of snow and maybe 1/8 inch ice accumulation. The temperature will be a low of 26 and a high of 34. Stay safe...

Friday January 5, Saturday January 6, Sunday January 7

  The roads were pretty empty yesterday evening as the cold weather, snow showers and wind made travel hazardous in Garrett County. The weather for this weekend will remain cold. There is a windchill advisory through Saturday evening; a high temp of 1-degree with a...

Thursday January 4

  Looks like it will remain bitterly cold plus a bit snowy and windy today. Accumulations of about an inch with high temperatures of 7 degrees and winds gusting to 40mph. We get our weather real-time from the Garrett College weather station. It is important to note...

Wednesday January 3

  Wind chills can be as low as 19 below this morning; partly sunny most of the day with the high temperature reaching 25 degrees. We heard that nearby Monongalia County Schools (WV) are holding their first Arctic Academy Day today due to the cold temperatures. An...

Tuesday January 2

  After a cold and snowy few days, the weather for today will be flurries this morning and then sunny this afternoon; highs of 10 degrees, At the time of posting, there is a 2-hour delay for Garrett County Public Schools and a wind chill advisory in effect until noon...

Thursday December 28

  Yesterday was pretty cold, with the weather in Swanton at 8:00pm down to 4 degrees Fahrenheit. The weather for today will remain cold; partly sunny with highs reaching 14 degrees. There was a sanitary sewer overflow of approximately 3,200 gallons on Lake Shore Drive...

Wednesday December 27

  Partly sunny today with some snow showers. High of 14 degrees. Ever wonder what a hawk or eagle eats? Well, you can find out at the Discovery Center today at 2:00pm. You’ll learn about their individual stories and also facts about their species. There’s also a...

Tuesday December 26

  Partly cloudy, a low of 5 today and a high reaching 17. Chance of snow this afternoon and winds are 15-20mph and gusting to 40mph. We Garrett Countians were fortunate to have a beautiful white Christmas yesterday. I drove down to Oakland to check on a friend’s...

Thursday December 21

  Increasing clouds today; low temperature of 27 degrees and a high temperature of 37 degrees. It’s Team Trivia Night at Mountain State Brewing Company in McHenry this evening, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Prizes are awarded. According to AccuWeather a white Christmas...

Wednesday December 20

  Mostly cloudy today; high and low temperature in the low 30s. The HART animal adoption wing open house is today from 1:00am – 7:00pm at HART for Animals in McHenry. Check out their adoptable pets and bring your own (on a leash). Moonshadow in McHenry is holding...

Tuesday December 19

  Partly cloudy today; warmer. Patchy fog and a chance of light rain this morning tapering off in the afternoon. Winds are gusty and could reach 35mph. We heard that the Garrett County Arts Council had a very nice holiday party on Sunday. Hats off to this hardworking...

Monday December 18

  Temperatures in the 30s today; possible scattered snow showers in the morning and possible scattered rain showered in the afternoon. Winds could gust to 30mph. There were actually a few ice fishermen on McHenry cove Saturday. Couldn’t believe it as the ice could not...

Friday December 15, Saturday December 16, Sunday December 17

  The weather today through the weekend will be partly cloudy with a chance of snow each day; little to no accumulation expected. Today will be cold with a low of 11 and high of 21. Saturday will be warmer with a low of 15 and a high of 31 with Sunday the warmest yet...

Thursday December 14

  It was windy, snowy and cold last night and Garrett County Public Schools are closed today. The weather for today will be snow showers with accumulations less than an inch with winds gusting up to 40mph. Temperatures will be in the mid-20s but dropping to 19...

Wednesday December 13

  Little to no additional snow accumulation today; highs in the mid-20s. Wind gusts can reach up to 40mph and the wind chill can feel like -12 this morning. The County is and has been under an extended snow emergency since 12:15pm yesterday. Join the AAUW-Garrett...

Tuesday December 12

  We are expecting 2-4 inches of snow accumulation over the course of the day today. The temperatures will be a high in the low 30s but falling to 19 degrees in the afternoon. Winds will 15-20mph and gusting to 40mph. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect this...

Monday December 11

  Mostly sunny this morning then turning mostly cloudy - highs in the mid-30s. While our local weather has been cold and snowy of late, we are fortunate to not be facing the wildfires of California or even the snowfalls faced by those less prepared areas in Atlanta...

Friday December 8, Saturday December 9, Sunday December 10

  This afternoon will turn partly sunny with highs in the upper 20s. Saturday will have snow showers, a low of 17 and a high of 30. Sunday will have the same low temperature with a high of 33. Still more snow showers. We were sad to learn that the Baltimore Sun...

Thursday December 7

  Partly cloudy today, highs in the mid-30s with a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Little to no accumulation expected. On Tuesday, an individual from Massachusetts was arrested at a residence on Arrowhead Lane in McHenry. The subject initially had called the...

Wednesday December 6

The weather for today will be mostly sunny with highs in the mid-30s. Winds could gust up to 35mph. Lots of events going on throughout the day today at the various Ruth Enlow Library locations in the County.  Oakland’s Lucky Elf promotion is still going strong. For...

Tuesday December 5

  Today will be full of showers with highs in the upper 50s. Winds could gust to 30mph in the afternoon. Deep Creek Winter Sports Team is currently accepting registration for the coming winter season. The team is open to skiers and snowboarders ages 7-17. Members...

Monday December 4

Today will be partly sunny with a low of 33-degrees and a high of 49-degrees. The annual Joy of Christ Celebration and concert is presented this evening starting at 6:30pm at the Oakland Community Center on 8th street. Admission and goodies are all free and you may...

 

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