January 20, 2023: There’s more snow in the forecast! Wooooo! I get excited to hear that and I enjoy making the most of the four seasons by getting out and biking in the snow. If you’d like to try it sometime, let me know. It’s a great way to get exercise and to see beautiful places.
Did you know we have our own little weather station and keep track of the snow totals for each winter? You can check out the current snow totals for Garrett County here.
The weather today will be snow showers, likely mainly in the morning. Snow accumulation is around an inch. Windy, with highs in the lower 30s and a low of 31. West winds of around 25 to 30 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph. The chance of snow is 70%. Saturday will be cloudy in the morning, then becoming partly sunny, with highs around 30 and a low of 23. West winds of around 10 to 15 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph. The chance of rain is 55%. Sunday will be snow and rain, with highs in the mid-30s and a low of 28. The chance of precipitation is 90%.
Bring your son or daughter to the Northern vs Southern girls basketball game on Monday, January 23rd, at Northern High School. If your child has received a medal for participating in the school’s Play Hard, Live Clean campaign, he or she can get into the game for free by wearing their PHLC medal. All students will also be recognized at the start of the varsity game. Please arrive by 7:00pm. The JV game is at 6 pm and the varsity game starts at 7:30 pm.
According to a survey, Maryland residents are willing to drive 5 hours and 6 minutes instead of taking a one-hour flight due to current uncertainty in airport conditions.
The Garrett County Health Department’s Dental Care Center is partnering with Mountain Laurel Medical Center, CareFirst, and Allegany County Health Department to increase access to dental services for their patients. The program, which is funded by grants, will provide qualifying patients with a range of services, including exams, cleanings, extractions, X-rays, fillings, and preventative care.
Join the Accident Library’s ‘A Stitch in Time’ Sewing Circle this Saturday at 9:30 AM. Open to all ages and skill levels. Meet other sewing enthusiasts and make new friends, one stitch at a time.
Unleash your inner detective on this easy 1-mile, hourlong hike at New Germany Park this Saturday. Search for tracks and scat and test your detective skills.
Honor and raise funds for Harper Chapman at the Benefit Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament. Registration begins at 3:00 PM, and the tournament starts at 4:00 PM.
Join Ranger Noah for a moderate-to-difficult 2.5-mile hike this Sunday, and discover the native woodpecker species in the park, as well as the top locations to spot all seven.
Looking for a fun night out this weekend? Be sure to check out our entertainment calendar for some amazing bands playing live.