Wednesday May 12

May 12, 2021

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The weather today will be mostly sunny with a high near 55 and a low around 32. North wind around 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph; becoming calm overnight. Areas of frost after 2am.

This month is called May. It may rain, it may snow, it may be 70 degrees, it may be 32 with frost.

The Garrett County Roads Dept will be paving Sang Run Road (near Slopeside Market) on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Please be prepared for delays and exercise caution in and around the work zone. Questions? Please call the Oakland Roads Garage at 301-334-9337 or the Accident Roads Garage at 301-746-8156.

Did you know exceeding speed limit in posted school zone will double your fines? If the speeding contributes to an accident, the fines and points are increased. Stay safe and slow down. Here’s a quick breakdown — exceeding posted speed limit by:
1 to 9 mph: $120.00 and 1 point
10 to 19 mph: $140.00 and 2 points
20 to 29 mph: $270.00 and 2 points
30 to 39 mph: $ 540.00 and 5 points
40 mph and over: $1000.00 and 5 points

It looks like the rocket launch — that has been postponed several times this week — is a go tonight. Launch time is now 8:36 p.m. EDT. Tune in to the NASA live stream and remember there is a 20-30 second delay. The maps show that we should be able to see the rocket go across the night sky in Garrett County about 30-60 seconds after launch.

The Virtual Brunch & Learn on Deep Creek Lake is today, May 12, beginning at 10:00 am.

Rabies Vaccination Clinics Schedule: Friendsville Fire Department is also today, May 12, from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

Tomorrow make plans to attend the Garrett County Celtic Festival Fund Raiser at the Greene Turtle — all day! Present the flyer and donate 20% of your purchase to the Celtic Festival.