Wednesday September 1

Sep 1, 2021

The weather today will be showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 67 and low around 49. East wind 8 to 13 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible during the day and new precipitation amounts overnight between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Maryland Emergency Management reports: As Tropical Depression Ida continues to make its way to our state, please continue to be aware of possible impacts to your area. River flooding, flash flooding, and tornadoes are the biggest threats to Maryland. The greatest risk of flooding is along and North of US-50, especially in Western Maryland, however, the risk exists across the entire state. Rainfall rates could reach 2-3″/hour during the heaviest part of the storm. For tips on how to prepare for and stay safe during a flooding event, visit Ready.gov/floods and Ready.gov/tornadoes for tornado information.

The answers to three popular questions about the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine approval can be found here.

For our friends traveling in the traffic around the Bay Bridge coming or going to Western Maryland, the Maryland Transportation Authority has issued a bulletin on recommended travel times.

Happy September! We’re updating our advertisers on our site on the first of each month and… wow! …  “5 suites and approximately 12,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor living space” … This home listed by Railey Realty is a dream!

Trout’s House has posted the market prices going into the holiday weekend! Call 240-488-4920 to make sure you have all the fresh fish and steamed crabs you need for the holiday weekend!

Garrett County Public Schools offers healthy meals every school day and the free and reduced lunch application is here. All children in households receiving benefits from the Food Supplement Program [FSP], or Temporary Cash Assistance [TCA], foster children, children certified as homeless, runaway, migrant, Head Start, Early Head Start, or Even Start receive free meals regardless of your income. Also, your children can get free meals if your household’s gross income is within the free limits on the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines.

Today is Want It Wednesday! from Cashmere Clothing Co.

From 10:00am – 1:00pm the Mountain Fresh Farmers Market Summer Market is underway.

From 3:30pm – 6:30pm vaccines will be available at the Northern Garrett High School Gymnasium. Appointments may be scheduled in this link, or call 301-334-7698 for assistance. Available Vaccines: Pfizer (12 and older), Moderna (18 and older), J and J (18 and older).

We haven’t gotten word on the status of the September Cars and Ice Cream event to be held tonight from 6pm – 8pm but check before you head out!