Weather: Early morning clouds giving way to sun with a high in the low 70s and no rain in sight. According to KING5 we’re at day 42 in our current dry spell. Seattle’s previous record is 51 days without rain, set in 1951. The National Weather Service forecast.
Traffic: Happy Labor Day. If you one of the few working today, traffic should be light. The map and cams.
Arlington sniper acted alone: The man who opened fire in the woods outside Arlington, apparently acted alone, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office. The sniper wounded one man and held police at bay for hours on Sunday.
Bumbershoot final day: It’s your last day to enjoy Seattle’s annual cornucopia of creativity. And if you’ve looked at the forecast already, they’ll be no need for your bumbershoot at Bumbershoot. Here’s a link in case you’re looking for the skinny on today’s lineup .
Washington’s top crops: Everyone knows how well we do at growing apples and wine grapes, but apparently we rank near the top in some lesser known crops. I always knew Washington was minty fresh.