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The weather today will be rain before 2pm, then rain and snow showers likely between 2pm and 4pm, then snow showers likely after 4pm. Temperature falling to around 32 by 5pm. West wind around 16 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected during the daytime and snow accumulation of less than a half-inch possible overnight.

Tolliver Falls looks beautiful in this photo shared with us by Anthony Miller:

Anthony Miller at Tolliver Falls

Tonight is Santa Claus for the Kiddos at Backbone Tavern. See the complete local Santa schedule here.

The MD Wildlife and Heritage Service will be raffling off the opportunity for two people to accompany wildlife professionals into the field as they visit a black bear den in March 2020. Raffle tickets are 1 for $5 or 3 for $10. All proceeds will be donated to the Dove Center (here in Garrett County) to provide support for victims of domestic violence; and the Ulman Foundation to support adolescent and teen cancer patients. You may give electronically via Venmo@ppeditto or Paypal using the friends and family option to: labsandcrabs@comcast.net. Winners will be drawn on/about December 16.

The next Garrett County Commissioner public meeting will be on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Garrett College – GIEC – Room 111. After the Public Meeting, the Board of County Commissioners will conduct its annual County Update review.

There will be a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) class held at Garrett College beginning Tuesday, January 7 and ending on the 15th, from 8 AM – 6 PM each day. Please register with Sharon Elsey at sharon.elsey@garrettcollege.edu by December 18.

3-Free-Learn-to-Ski is Back at Wisp Resort! The package includes a Learning Area Lift Ticket, Ski or Snowboard Equipment Rental, and Group Lesson available on Saturday, December 14 through Sunday, December 22, 2019 9am – 3pm. Registration is only available online at: https://shop.wispresort.com/ (at least 48 hours in advance) and guests must select 3 different dates. The Reservation Fee is $5.

For graduates of the school, Wisp will offer a $299 19.20 Winter Season Pass and a $199 seasonal equipment rental.