May 12, 2023 6:03 am
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6:03 AM: Good morning. It’s Friday, May 12th.


The Excessive Heat Watch is still scheduled to take effect mid-afternoon Saturday and last until Monday evening. Today’s forecast: Sunny, mid-to-upper 70s. Sunrise was at 5:36 am; sunset will be at 8:36 pm.

(Thursday’s sunset, photographed by Theresa Arbow-O’Connor)


Saturday is West Seattle Community Garage Sale Day, so expect more traffic on residential streets, with 400 sales on the map, especially during official sale hours, 9 am-3 pm.


Metro – Regular schedule, but trip cancellations are still happening. (Here’s our coverage of the plan to suspend routes in September, including one in West Seattle.)

Water Taxi – Continuing the spring/summer schedule, including later runs Friday and Saturday nights.

Washington State Ferries‘ Triangle Route continues on the 2-boat schedule but with the chance of sailing cancellations on short notice, so check here for alerts/updates and see Vessel Watch for boats’ locations.


Delridge cameras: Besides the one below (Delridge/Henderson), cameras are also up at Delridge/Genesee, Delridge/Juneau, Delridge/Orchard, and Delridge/Oregon.

High Bridge – the main camera:

High Bridge – the view from its southwest end (when SDOT points the 35th/Avalon/Fauntleroy camera that way):

Low Bridge – east-end vicinity:

1st Ave. S. Bridge – another route across the river:

Highway 99: – the northbound side at Lander.

MORE TRAFFIC CAMS: See all working traffic cams citywide here, most with video options; West Seattle and vicinity-relevant cameras are on this WSB page.

BRIDGE INFO: Check the @SDOTBridges Twitter feed to see if the city’s movable bridges are opening for vessel traffic.

If you see trouble on the bridges/streets/paths/bay, please text or call us (when you can do it safely, and after you’ve reported to authorities). Thank you!

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