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February 17, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Monday Memo: Wet weather … Boeing to take wing to Everett … Elite Seattle climber killed

mon_weatherIt’s Presidents Day: Before you head out, note that libraries and most government buildings are closed and street parking is free. More information on transit schedules and other holiday changes.

Weather: Rain, off and on. High in the 40s. Snow in the mountain passes is making driving there tricky. National Weather Service forecast.

Traffic: Southbound I-5 is down to one lane between the Washington State Convention Center and I-5 through 5 a.m. Tuesday. Expect significant delays. Read more.

Boeing to bring wing work to Everett: Boeing has decided to build the new 777X wing facility next to its final assembly plant in Everett, ensuring more than a decade of work for thousands of people in the area. More from aerospace reporter Dominic Gates.

Well-known climber dies: Chad Kellogg, 42, of Seattle, was killed Friday night as he and climbing partner Jens Holsten, also of Washington, descended Mount Fitz Roy, a prominent peak in the Patagonia region of Argentina.

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