Tuesday August 17

Aug 17, 2021

The weather today will be a chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 75 and a low around 63. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Hazardous Weather Outlook for the Allegheny Front counties in western Maryland, eastern West Virginia, and Highland County Virginia. Today and Tonight Scattered instances of flooding are possible today as tropical moisture from the remnants of Fred approaches the region.

“Stop visiting, start staying!’ as the Railey Realty team says: here’s a listing of their Lakefront homesLake Access HomesWisp Resort Area PropertiesSki-In/Ski-Out Properties, and Southern & Northern Garrett County, Maryland properties.

There’s nothing quite like a Deep Creek Lake sunrise — this one is from Bev Myers:

Trout’s House weekly market pricing is here: #1 crabs bushel $369 and #2 crabs bushel is $249. Don’t forget shrimp, scallops, crab cakes, scottish salmon, cod, and halibut. Also, full Smith Island cakes are available!

Alpine Lake Resort has 20% Off Rentals from the Lake House: fishing poles, canoes, kayaks, pedal boats, and mountain bikes are available.

COVID-19 vaccines are available in Oakland today.

Plan to attend the 5:30pm Group Bike Ride leaving from the town parking lot in Oakland.

The pool at Dans Mountain State Park will be closed Aug. 23-27 and Aug. 30 – Sept. 3 due to a shortage of lifeguards as staff return to school. All scheduled pool parties will be honored. The pool will open Labor Day weekend Sept. 4-6 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. each day, then close for the season.