(East-facing camera on the West Seattle Bridge; see other cams on the WSB Traffic page)
7:08 AM: Wet roads, so be careful. The wind advisory, meantime, was pushed back overnight, to take effect at 7 am – so even though it’s not windy out there yet, forecasters still think it’s on the way, likely peaking this afternoon.
REMINDER – 99 CLOSURES THIS WEEKEND: Alaskan Way Viaduct is closing starting tomorrow night, and there’s a partial weekend closure north of the Battery St. Tunnel too.
METRO’S MEDIA BRIEFING: As the Legislature starts its special session today, Metro/King County leaders plan a media briefing with new information on the cuts they say they’ll have to make unless legislators include a funding solution in whatever they come up with. Watch for that info after 11 am.
7:49 AM: Checked out a crash reported at 35th/Juneau – 2 vehicles but off to the side when we passed a few minutes ago and not blocking traffic.
8:07 AM: Big squall just arrived – heavy rain, breezy. Be EXTRA careful.
8:38 AM: Commenter “Enough” explains intensified backup: “FYI.. Disabled car at bottom of hill by Nucor, right lane. Both lanes getting by.”