Friday June 18, Saturday June 19, Sunday June 20

Jun 18, 2021

The weather today will be mostly sunny with a high near 78 and a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm tonight. Saturday showers likely with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74 and a low around 61. West wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Sunday will be partly sunny with a high near 79 and a low around 62. There will be a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.

I am excited to learn some mountain bike skills at a clinic today as part of the Canaan Valley Mountain Bike Festival in nearby West Virginia.

The Deep Creek Lake Property Owner general membership meeting is tomorrow at 8:30am.

President Biden signed a law into effect making today the first federal Juneteenth holiday in American history.

Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Its name stems from June 19, 1865, when Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger in Galveston, Texas, issued General Order No. 3, which announced that in accordance with the Emancipation Proclamation, “all slaves are free.”

There is a Juneteeth celebration happening tomorrow in Cumberland, MD.
6am: Virtual Meditiation
9am: Rememberance Ceremony
11am: March for Justice
12pm-5pm: Festival at Canal Place

Here’s advice about “Living with Black Bears” in Maryland.

Live Music is back with Paul Berger at ALR Lakers Lounge tonight from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Mountain Fresh Farmers Market is tomorrow in Oakland from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.

The Garrett County Health Department offices will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021, in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day. Thus, all routine clinics at the Health Department will be closed. However, the COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled for Friday, June 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Grantsville Outreach Center of the Health Department will continue as planned.