Tuesday August 31

Aug 31, 2021

The weather today will be showers and thunderstorms likely. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 72 and a low of 61. Light west wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Overnight, showers, and possibly a thunderstorm and some of the storms could produce heavy rain. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

From the National Weather Service: The remnants of Ida and tropical moisture will interact with a stalled front Wednesday into early Thursday.

▪ Heavy tropical rains late tonight through early Thursday
▪ Severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday afternoon/evening
▪ Moderate tidal flooding possible Wednesday/Wednesday night
▪ Gale conditions possible Wednesday night
▪ River flooding possible Thursday through Friday or Saturday

The greatest threat is the potential for considerable flooding/flash flooding of creeks and urban areas Wed/Wed night. Scattered thunderstorms could produce damaging wind gusts or a brief tornado. The storm could bring 4-8 inches of rain.

Today is Garrett County Overdose Awareness Day and the public is invited to participate in a local event from 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the Glades Park Pavilion. The event seeks to create better understanding of overdose, reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths, and create change that reduces the harms associated with drug use.

This photo was sent to us because the dock is for sale (HERE). I thought it was quite a nice lakefront photo!

Save the Date: 47th Annual Antique/Vintage & Maker Market will be hosted by the Civic Club of Oakland from October 15 -17, 2021.

Wildflower Stroll.
Group Bike Ride will happen in between rain showers today at 5:30pm.
GriefShare event held at the Hospice Office (203 South 2nd Street, Oakland, MD).

Here’s another fun Explore More video! We went tubing and then enjoyed the firehouse special at Friendsville Public House. If you stop in there, make sure to tell the owner Ken that Deep Creek Times sent you!