Weather: Sunny, with a high breaking 70 degrees and no rain in sight. If Seattle’s dry spell lasts another 11 days, we’ll break Seattle’s previous record of 51 days without rain, set in 1951. The National Weather Service forecast
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Lake City shooting victim dies: A man who was shot several times while stopped at a red light Friday night has died at Harborview Medical Center. Witnesses said they saw the suspect pull up to the victim’s car and fire multiple rounds into the victim’s vehicle before fleeing. The suspect is still at large.
Planes down: A light plane crashed on San Juan Island after snagging power lines on its way toward the runway. The 76-year-old pilot is in critical but stable condition at Harborview.
Another small plane Friday made an emergency landing on Interstate 5 after mechanical problems, The Bellingham Herald reports. The plane exited from an off-ramp, refueled at an Arco gas station, and taxied nearly four miles to the Bellingham International Airport. Nobody was hurt.
First day of Bumbershoot: It’s the first day of Labor Day weekend, and the opening day of Seattle’s three-day music and arts festival Bumbershoot. Not sure what to see? See our 30 best bets for great Bumbershoot performances and events here. Tickets are $55 for day-of general admission.
Most-read stories this morning on seattletimes.com:
- Mike Leach gets a rude welcome to WSU football | Bud Withers
- Huskies fans caught in the middle of TV battle over network change
- Seahawks rolling, end undefeated preseason with 21-3 win over Oakland
- Eastwood’s conversation with chair was unrehearsed surprise
- QB Josh Portis among the Seahawks released Friday | Seahawks Blog