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The weather today will be cloudy with a high near 41 and a low around 32. A chance of rain and snow showers before 8pm, then a chance of snow showers. Little or no snow accumulation expected. Saturday will be a chance of snow showers before 1pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36 and a low around 29. Sunday will be a slight chance of snow showers, mixing with rain after noon, then gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41 and a low around 37.

We’d like to take a moment to welcome Lenina and the Lake Pointe Inn as the newest Deep Creek Times advertisers!

Lake Pointe Inn is a 10-room bed and breakfast located lakefront on Deep Creek Lake. An adults-only resort, Lake Pointe offers all the comforts of a fine bed and breakfast with award-winning appointments in the arts and crafts tradition. Light snacks in the afternoon and a complimentary glass of wine are included.

Lake Pointe Inn Winter Photo

Justin Berk, a Maryland meteorologist, shared this topographic map of Maryland and (second photo) of Deleware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. These maps were 3-D printed by Virginia Tech grad student Peter Forister.

Average winter snow:
McHenry = 104”
Baltimore = 21”
Ocean City = 12”

 

The MD DNR reports St. Mary’s and Garrett counties harvesting the highest numbers of turkeys in Maryland winter turkey season January 23-25. Overall, 82 wild turkeys were harvested statewide; 9 in Garrett County.

Garrett Mentors is hosting the Chamber February Business After Hours on Thursday, February 13th from 5:30 pm- 7:30 pm at Dutch’s at Silver Tree. Register with Holly at (301) 387-6171.

The Lake hasn’t frozen over yet but there is still fantastic fishing for crappie, walleye, largemouth and smallmouth bass, northern pike, and chain pickerel. Read the full fishing report this week.

The Maryland Geological Survey will lead professional surveying societies of Maryland and Pennsylvania in a new survey of monuments along the Mason-Dixon Line. This will be the first complete survey in 40 years of the line, which was marked in a 1760s survey that defined the Maryland-Pennsylvania border.

Join the Grantsville Library for a family-friendly way to spend your afternoon today! Fun Factory features crafts and activities on days that the schools dismiss early for staff development. Hannah Byler Contact Email: hannah@relib.net Contact Phone Number: 301-895-5298

Shane Masters, Keith Roberts Trio, Greg Short & Friends, Derek Shank, Ronnie Burroughs are on the slate for entertainment this weekend.

Mt. Fresh Winter Farmers Market will be held tomorrow from 11am – 1pm. Remember it is the “winter market” so it will be held at Garrett County Community Action at 104 East Center Street in Oakland, Maryland 21550.