Five Things to Know for July 19 in Montgomery County

Update: The rabies clinic on July 21st is canceled due to the extremely high temperatures in the forecast.

Today is Friday, July 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Dangerous Weather Continues: The temperatures are expected to hit triple digits today through Sunday evening. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for today from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. With the humidity, it is expected to feel greater than 105 degrees.

2. Peak Savings Day: Pepco calls on customers to conserve energy due to the expected high demand for electricity throughout the region today.

3. New Police Chief Selection?  A letter from Council President Nancy Navarro to County Executive Elrich indicates the Council will interview Elrich’s nominee for the next Chief of Police in September following the Council’s summer recess. Read the letter, here.

4. Moon Landing 50th Anniversary: The Apollo 50 Festival continues on the National Mall today and tomorrow with activities, speakers and the Go for the Moon projection show in the evening. Closer to home in Gaithersburg, the Rockville Science Center and the City of Gaithersburg commemorate the anniversary at Observatory Park with activities and telescope viewing from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m Saturday.

5. Rabies Vaccination Clinic Canceled: The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is vaccinating pets against rabies for free Sunday from 8 – 10 a.m. Find out more, here.

And one more thing:  Not sure what to do this weekend? Check out our Weekend Planner.

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